Robert Montague MP
Political career: He currently serves as the Member of Parliament for St Mary Western, having first been elected in 2016. MP Montague has served as Minister of National Security (2016-2018) and Minister of Transport and Mining (2018-2022). Among other appointments, he has also served as Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Local Government as well as for Agriculture, and as Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation. He was appointed as a member of the Senate in 2012. At the local government level he has been Councillor for the Carron Hall Division and was Mayor of Port Maria in the St. Mary Parish Council. He has been Chairman of the JLP since 2012.
Profession: Life underwriter and Agronomist.
Civic Activities: In 2007 he served as Chairman of the international body – the Commonwealth Local Government forum (CLGF), Chair of the St Mary Environmental Protection Committee, Director of the St. Mary Co-op Credit Union, Distinguished President of the Kiwanis Club of St Mary and Distinguished Lieutenant Governor.
Education: St. Mary High and the College of Agriculture.