Senator the Honourable Dennis Moses

Mr. Dennis Moses was appointed a Senator and Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs on September 11, 2015.

Prior to his ministerial appointment, Mr. Moses assumed duties as Representative of the OAS General Secretariat in the Commonwealth of Dominica in January 2014 after having served as Representative of the OAS General Secretariat in Guyana for eleven years. Prior to his tenure at the OAS, Minister Moses served in Barbados as the Deputy Representative of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and in other capacities in other countries for a total period of six years.

In 1990 Mr. Moses joined CAB International at its headquarters in the United Kingdom. He later moved to Trinidad and Tobago as the Regional Representative of CAB International for the Caribbean and Latin America based in Trinidad and Tobago.

Mr. Moses also worked as a career diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Trinidad and Tobago during the period 1980 to 1990 at the Headquarters of the Ministry and at the Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago in Belgium.

He studied at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago (1972 to 1975) and at the Universidad de Costa Rica - Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (UCR-CATIE) from 1977 to 1979 in Costa Rica, obtaining a BSc. degree in Agriculture, an M.Sc. Degree in Agronomy and a post graduate Diploma in International Affairs (1981-1982).

Mr. Moses is fluent in French and Spanish, is married and has two children.

Portfolios Held:


  1. Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs and Minister in the Ministry of National Security
    27 January, 2016 - Present

  2. Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs
    11 September, 2015 - 26 January, 2016

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