The Hon. Allen Michael Chastanet has been Prime Minister of St. Lucia since 2016. A businessman and politician, Prime Minister Chastanet is also the leader of the United Workers Party and the parliamentary representative for the Micoud South constituency. He previously served as Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation. Prime Minister Chastanet holds a BA degree from Bishop’s University and an MSc degree from the American University. He won the parliamentary seat for the Micoud South constituency and was sworn in as prime minister on 7 June 2016.