The Honourable Bridgid Annisette-George
Mrs. Bridgid Annisette-George first entered Parliament as a Senator and Attorney General on November 8, 2007 and thus became the third woman to hold this post in the history of Trinidad and Tobago, following Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Mrs. Glenda Morean-Phillip. Mrs. Annisette George was apponted Speaker of the House of the 11th Parliament in 2015 and again in the 12th Parliament in 2020.
An alumna of St. Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain, Mrs. Annisette-George is also a graduate of the University of the West Indies, having obtained her Bachelor of Law from that institution in 1981. Before taking up the portfolio of Attorney General, Mrs. Annisette-George was the sole practitioner at Messrs. G.R. Annisette & Co.
Mrs. Annisette-George has held a wide variety of positions in both the private and public sector including Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Trinidad and Tobago (2003), Chairman of the Diego Martin Regional Corporation (1999-2003) and associate tutor/lecturer at the Hugh Wooding Law School.
She entered Parliament with some 24 years of experience as an Attorney-at-law.Â
The House of Representatives - Friday February 8, 2008
The International Child Abduction Bill, 2008