Hon President Roger Mancienne

 Hon. Roger Mancienne Hon. Roger Mancienne National Assembly of Seychelles


Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles

Nationality: Seychellois

Date of birth: December 12, 1947

Place of Birth: Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles


Bachelors of Arts, (English) : Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA 1971

Diploma in Linguistics : Moray House College, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 1976

Professional History (All based in Seychelles)

Currently :
-Managing Director, XPress Printing Ltd, (since 1995) (Printing company)
-Director, InfoPlus Seychelles, (since 2008) (Research and Language services)

1991 – 2009: Managing Editor, Regar Weekly newspaper

1983 – 1991 : Language and Training Consultant Primarily engaged in managing language and
cross-cultural training for US Peace Corps in Seychelles, Yemen and the Comoros and for Swedish Volunteer Service in Seychelles and Sweden

1980-1983 : Administration Manager, Travel Services Ltd, (Tourism Operators)

1977-1979 : English Language Curriculum Development, Ministry of Education (Seychelles Govt)

1976-1977 : English Language Teacher, Ministry of Edu- cation (Seychelles Govt)



1979 – 1991 Active in the underground opposition to one party rule

1991 Founder member and Executive Committee Member of Parti Seselwa

1993 onwards Candidate for National Assembly elec-

1994 onwards Founder member and Secretary-General of United Opposition on merger of Parti Seselwa and other opposition groups

1996 onwards Secretary-General of Seychelles National Party on transformation from United Opposition

2015 Vice-Presidential Nominee in Presidential election of 2010

2015 to date Founder Member and Party Leader of Linyon Demokratik Seselwa , formed from Opposition parties taking part in 2015 Presidential election

2020 Elected as Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles


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