Commissioner – Dr. Hamid Ghany

Commissioner – Dr. Hamid Ghany – B. A. (UWI), M. A. (Fordham), Ph. D. from London School of Economics and Political Science

Dr. Hamid Ghany is the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad. He is also a Senior Lecturer in Government whose areas of teaching, research and publication lie in the fields of Parliamentary Studies and Constitutional Affairs.

He is the Coordinator of the Constitutional Affairs and Parliamentary Studies Unit (CAPSU) at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. Dr. Ghany is a well-known commentator and analyst of political and contemporary issues in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean.

He previously served as a member of the Constitution Review Commission (1988-90) under the chairmanship of the late Sir Isaac Hyatali, T.C.; the Tobago House of Assembly Technical Team for discussions with the Central Government (1992 - 1995) under the chairmanship of Mr. Karl Hudson-Phillips, Q.C.; the Prime Minister's Roundtable on Constitution Reform (2008-10) under the chairmanship of former Prime Minister Mr. Patrick Manning, M.P. He is married to Marilyn (nee Mc Kinstry)."