Hon. Joseph Xavier Hew, JP, MLA
George Town North
Minister of Commerce, Planning, Infrastructure
As the Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer of his family’s group of companies, that include Hew’s Hotel & Restaurant Supplies, Restaurant Depot, Bon Vivant, Macdonald’s, the Office Bar, and Hew’s Janitorial, Hon. Joseph “Joey” Hew brings a wealth of successful business experience to public life.
Mr. Hew is a past President of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, and headed the Cayman Islands Restaurant Association for five years until it’s amalgamation into the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, where he continued to serve as a Director. In addition he has been Deputy Chairman of the Trade and Business Licensing Board, as well as the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands.
In 2013 he sought office as a George Town candidate under the banner of the Progressives and in winning his seat was named Councillor to the Ministry of Constituency Administration, Tourism and Transport.
Following his re-election in 2017 he was named Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure.
He and his wife Cynthia are the parents of two sons.