Hon. Moses Ian Kirkconnell, JP, MLA
Cayman Brac West and Little Cayman
Deputy Premier, Minister of District Administration, Tourism, Transport
Deputy Premier of the Cayman Islands, Hon. Moses I. Kirkconnell, was first elected to the Legislative Assembly for Cayman Brac and Little Cayman in 2005 and was re-elected for a fourth term in 2017. Highlights of his public service record include his appointment in 2011 to chair the Public Accounts Committee of the Legislative Assembly. In 2012 he was named Deputy Leader of the Progressives and then appointed Deputy Leader of the Opposition by the Governor.
In addition to Deputy Premier from 2013-2017 he served as Minister for District Administration, Tourism and Transport, the Ministry he retains in the 2017-2021 term.
A businessman involved in retail, tourism, and the construction industry, Mr. Kirkconnell was named Ambassador of Economic Development for the Sister Islands during the 2005 Quincentennial celebrations. He has served three times as President of the Sister Islands Tourism Association and served as a director for Cayman Airways for 17 years.
Mr. Kirkconnell is a founding member of the National Trust, a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, and a proud member of the Veteran’s and Seaman’s Society of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Moses is also a devoted supporter of youth-related sports and activities.
In both his official and private capacities, Mr. Kirkconnell has long been heavily involved with the development of Cayman Brac, including the tourist industry of that island.
Mr. Kirkconnell is a founding member of the National Trust, a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, and a proud member of the Veteran’s and Seaman’s Society of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
He is married to Kathryn (Kathy) Sparks Kirkconnell. His hobbies are fishing, walking and reading.