Mr. Leon Charles, Attorney at Law, holds a Bachelor of Laws degree with honours from the University of West Indies, Cave Hill Campus and a Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica. Mr. Charles was called to the Bar of St. Kitts and Nevis in 2009.
Mr. Charles has worked with the Social Security Board for the past 28 years in various capacities and is currently the Legal Officer and Senior Manager of Compliance and Benefits. Notably, during the period 2015 to 2017 he served as Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors of Social Security. Mr. Charles has also served on several National Committees including the National Tripartite Committee on International Labour Standards, the National Minimum Wage Advisory Committee and the Sugar Worker’s Restoration Fund Committee.
Mr. Charles became an Accredited Director in 2015 and is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. In 2021, he was awarded the designation of Risk Committee Certified by the Caribbean Governance Training Institute.
He has been serving on the Board of Directors since March 2021.