Her Majesty the Queen has appointed His Excellency Mr Cyril Errol Melchiades Charles as Acting Governor-General of Saint Lucia.  His Excellency was sworn in at the Official Residence of the Governor-General on Thursday, November 11, 2021.

During his professional career which spanned over 30 years, Mr. Charles served in the public service in various capacities, the longest being as a tax professional within the Department of Inland Revenue for over 25 years.  Mr. Charles has also been involved in the work and contribution of the Lions Club in Saint Lucia for over 20 years.

Acting Governor-General His Excellency replaces Sir Neville Cenac who demitted office on October 31st, 2021.  Sir Neville Cenac was appointed as Governor-General on January 1st, 2018.