Councillor Kwesi Des Vignes,
Secretary for Infrastructure, Quarries and Environment
Leader of Assembly Business
Councillor Kwesi Des Vignes currently serves as the Secretary of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment as well as the Leader of Assembly Business of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) having been appointed in January 2017. He has made quick strides in environmental preservation and protection as he initiated the drive to phase out the use of Styrofoam products on the island while also ensuring the formal adoption of a system of protected areas management for Tobago.
His academic training is in Tourism Development and Sport Management and he has over ten (10) years teaching experience at both the secondary and tertiary level. At the regional level, Mr. Des Vignes was elected as the 52nd President of JCI West Indies in 2016.