2023 Top 10 Richest People in Guyana

8. Shridath Ramphal

Sir Shridath Surendranath Ramphal GCMG AC ONZ OE OCC KC FRSA, born 3 October 1928, often known as Sir Sonny Ramphal, is a Guyanese politician who was the second Commonwealth Secretary-General, holding the position from 1975 to 1990. He was also the foreign minister of Guyana from 1972 to 1975, and assistant attorney general of the West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962.

Shridath Ramphal is an Earth Charter International Commission member. In 2002, Rampal was awarded the Indira Gandhi Peace Prize.

He has a net worth of $8 million.

9. Rupert Roopnaraine

Rupert Roopnaraine, born 31 January 1943, is a Guyanese cricketer, writer, and politician. Roopnaraine served as Minister of Education of Guyana between 2015 and 2017. Rupert Roopnaraine was a co-leader of the Working People’s Alliance in Guyana, a group he joined in 1979.

He served as a member of Parliament from 1995 to 2000 and on the Constitutional Reform Commission in 1998.  He also was a member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, special select committees on the Integrity Bill and on the Trade Union Bill, and the Public Accounts Committee.

He also was a member of the Commonwealth Observer Missions for elections in Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zanzibar. At the time of this interview, he was program director of the Guyana Citizens’ Initiative. He received his doctorate in comparative literature from Cornell University, and he taught at the University of Guyana, Cornell, and Columbia University in various capacities.

He has a net worth of $5 million.

10. Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd

Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd CBE AO is a Guyanese-British former cricketer who played for the West Indies cricket team. As a boy he went to Chatham High School in Georgetown. At the age of 14 he was captain of his school cricket team in the Chin Cup inter-school competition.

One of his childhood memories is of sitting in a tree outside the ground overlooking the sightscreen watching Garry Sobers score two centuries for West Indies v Pakistan.

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