Dr. The Hon. Sir Richard Cheltenham, K.A., Q.C., Ph.D., J.P., is a prominent Barbadian lawyer and public official. He practices law in
Sir Richard has spent over thirty-nine (39) years in the public life of his country and served in the House of Assembly for twenty-three (23) years. He has held many positions of public trust and responsibility including Minister of Agriculture, Tourism, International Transport and the Environment. In addition, he has for nine (9) years been his country’s representative in the Joint Parliamentary Assembly.
Sir Richard is presently Chairman of the National Insurance Board and serves as a member of the Barbados Privy Council.
A family man with five (5) children, Sir Richard has wide interests including cricket, music, Barbadian history and international affairs. He received his country’s highest honour – Knight of St. Andrew – in 2005 for distinguished service to law, public life and community service.