US President Barack Obama, greets then Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Patrick Manning during a bilateral meeting at the Summit of the Americas on Friday, April 17, 2009 in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Opposition Member –

26 May, 2010 – Present

Prime Minister

7 November, 2007 – 25 May, 2010

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

9 October, 2002 – 6 November, 2007

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance

24 December, 2001 – 9 October, 2002

Leader of the Opposition

12 January, 2001 – 23 December, 2001

Leader of the Opposition

9 November, 1995 – 11 December, 2000

Prime Minister

13 January, 1992 – 6 October, 1995

Opposition Member

9 September, 1990 – 19 November, 1991

Leader of the Opposition

29 December, 1986 – 8 September, 1990

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources

17 November, 1981 – 29 October, 1986

Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Minister in the Ministry of the Prime Minister

13 May, 1981 – 18 September, 1981

Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Minister in the Ministry of the Prime Minister

30 March, 1981 – 12 May, 1981

Parliamentary Secretary

22 September, 1976 – 29 March, 1981

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of the Prime Minister

11 February, 1973 – 19 June, 1976

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Mines

27 May, 1971 – 10 February, 1973