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Home Members Proportionately Elected Members Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie - The Speaker

THE SPEAKER

Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie

PROFILE

Given Names: Patrick Matthew Antonio

Surname: Herminie

Date of Birth: 22nd September, 1963

Party: Parti Lepep

CONTACT DETAILS

Tel: 00248 285600 Fax: 00248 4241044

Post Address: P.O. Box 734, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles

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EDUCATION

  • Masters in Public Health, Nuffield Institute, University of Leeds, England
  • Doctorate in General Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

POLITICAL/ LEGISLATIVE  CAREER

  • 1992: Members of the Commission drafting the Constitution of the Third Republic
  • 1993: Elected Member of the National Assembly for the English River Constituency
  • 1998: Re- Elected Member of the National Assembly for the English River Constituency
  • 1998-2003: Leader of Government Business in the National Assembly
  • 1998-2011: Member of the Central Committee of the Seychelles’ People’s Progressive Front
  • 2003: Re-Elected Member of the National Assembly for the English River Constituency
  • May 2007 to date: Speaker of the National Assembly
  • Chairperson of the Standing Orders Committee

LANGUAGES

  • English, French, Creole, Czech

 

 

Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Patrick Herminie was elected to the National Assembly for the first time in 1993 as the directly elected representative of the district of English River.

Hon. Dr. Herminie went on to be elected as the Member for English River, once again in 1998 and in 2003. In 1998, Hon. Dr. Herminie was designated as the Leader of Government Business in the Assembly. In June 2007, Hon. Dr. Herminie was elected to the Assembly on a proportional basis, and in May 2007 was elected by the Members of the National Assembly to the post of Speaker of the National Assembly. Following the National Assembly Elections in October 2011, Hon. Herminie was again elected to the Assembly on a proportional basis and was re-elected to the post of Speaker.

Hon. Dr. Herminie is the Chairperson of the Standing Orders Committee and the Committee on Reform and Modernisation.