Sir Elliott Belgrave
|Governor-General of Barbados|
1 June 2012 – 30 June 2017
Acting: 1 November 2011 – 30 May 2012
|Prime Minister||Freundel Stuart|
|Preceded by||Clifford Husbands|
|Succeeded by||Philip Greaves (Acting)|
Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave
16 March 1931
|Alma mater||University College London|
Darwin College, Cambridge
Sir Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave, GCMG, KA, CHB, QC (born 16 March 1931), is a retired Barbadian High Court Judge who served as Governor-General of Barbados from 1 June 2012 to 30 June 2017. He previously served as Acting Governor-General from 1 November 2011 to 1 June 2012 (following the retirement of Clifford Husbands). On 22 May 2012, the Prime Minister of Barbados announced that Belgrave would be appointed as the 7th Barbadian Governor-General of Queen Elizabeth II. In preparation, Justice Sandra Mason was appointed as acting Governor-General on 30 May 2012 pending Belgrave's preparation for his own oath-taking ceremony on 1 June.
Education and career
Sir Elliott is a graduate of University College London (LLB, 1962) and Cambridge (MPhil Criminology, 1979). He served as Director of Public Prosecutions in Barbados and as Judge of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of Barbados. He is a Queen's Counsel and was awarded the Companion of Honour of Barbados for his contribution to the legal system in Barbados. In December 2016 it was reported that Belgrave was approaching personal retirement from the post of Governor-General.
He was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George on 8 June 2012. He is a Companion of Honour of Barbados.
- Governor General sworn in
- Profile of Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave
- 'Elliott Belgrave is acting GG', Barbados Daily Nation, November 2, 2011
- Justice Sandra Mason acting GG
- New Governor General sworn in Archived 2014-02-19 at the Wayback Machine
- ‘Belgrave, Sir Elliott (Fitzroy)’, Who's Who 2017, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2017
- A humble Sir Elliott installed
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-22. Retrieved 2012-02-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "GG speaks on Barbados' development". Archived from the original on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
- GG to retire next year
- Over to Sir Elliott
- First family
- See reports here.
- "No. 60166". The London Gazette. 8 June 2012. p. 1.