List of heads of government of Grenada

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Prime Minister of Grenada
Flag of Grenada.svg
Flag of Grenada
Incumbent
Keith Mitchell

since 20 February 2013
StyleThe Right Honourable
Term lengthFive years
Inaugural holderEric Gairy
Formation7 February 1974
Salary29,859 USD annually[1]

This is a list of heads of government of Grenada, from the creation of the office of Chief Minister in 1960 to the present day.

Heads of government before the 1974 independence[change | change source]

Chief Ministers of Grenada (1960–1967)[change | change source]

Chief Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 No image.png Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
1957 January 1960 March 1961 1 year, 59 days Grenada National Party
2 No image.png George E. D. Clyne 1961 March 1961 August 1961 153 days People's National Movement
3 No image.png Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
August 1961 19 June 1962 322 days Grenada United Labour Party
(1) No image.png Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
1962 September 1962 March 1967 4 years, 181 days Grenada National Party

Premiers of the Associated State of Grenada (1967–1974)[change | change source]

Premier Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 No image.png Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
March 1967 August 1967 153 days Grenada National Party
2 No image.png Sir Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
1967
1972
August 1967 6 February 1974 6 years, 189 days Grenada United Labour Party

Heads of government after the 1974 independence[change | change source]

Prime Minister of Grenada (1974–1979)[change | change source]

Prime Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
1 No image.png Sir Eric Gairy
(1922–1997)
1976 7 February 1974 13 March 1979
(deposed.)
5 years, 34 days Grenada United Labour Party

Prime Ministers of the People's Revolutionary Government of Grenada (1979–1983)[change | change source]

Prime Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
2 Maurice Bishop 1982-06-11.jpg Maurice Bishop
(1944–1983)
13 March 1979 14 October 1983
(deposed.)
4 years, 215 days New Jewel Movement
3 No image.png Bernard Coard
(1945–)
14 October 1983 19 October 1983
(deposed.)
5 days New Jewel Movement

Head of the Revolutionary Military Council of Grenada (1983)[change | change source]

Head Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
4 No image.png General Hudson Austin
(1938–)
19 October 1983 25 October 1983
(deposed.)
6 days Military /
New Jewel Movement

Chairman of the Interim Advisory Council (1983–1984)[change | change source]

Chairman Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
5 No image.png Nicholas Brathwaite
(1925–2016)
9 December 1983 4 December 1984 361 days National Democratic Congress

Prime Ministers of Grenada (1984–present)[change | change source]

Prime Minister Election Term of office Political Party
(at time of election)
Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Time in office
6 No image.png Herbert Blaize
(1918–1989)
1984 4 December 1984 19 December 1989
(died in office.)
5 years, 15 days New National Party
7 No image.png Ben Jones
(1924–2005)
20 December 1989 16 March 1990 86 days New National Party
(5) No image.png Nicholas Brathwaite
(1925–2016)
1990 16 March 1990 1 February 1995 4 years, 322 days National Democratic Congress
8 No image.png George Brizan
(1942–2012)
1 February 1995 22 June 1995 141 days National Democratic Congress
9 No image.png Keith Mitchell
(1946–)
1995
1999
2003
22 June 1995 9 July 2008 13 years, 17 days New National Party
10 TillmanThomas.jpg Tillman Thomas
(1947–)
2008 9 July 2008 20 February 2013 4 years, 226 days National Democratic Congress
(9) No image.png Keith Mitchell
(1946–)
2013
2018
20 February 2013 Incumbent 8 years, 46 days
(as of 7 April 2021)
New National Party

References[change | change source]

  1. Government of Grenada. "Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the year 2015" (PDF). www.gov.gd.[permanent dead link]