The Honourable Steve Decourcey Blackett M.P., holds responsibility for the Ministry of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development. He previously held the portfolio of Community Development and Culture.
He is a former news anchor at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation and Broadcaster at STARCOM Network. Prior to his appointment as Minister of Culture, he worked as a Senior Accounts Executive at Moore Paragon Limited.
Mr. Blackett attended the St. Leonard’s Boys School from 1967 to 1971 and furthered his education at the Barbados Institute for Management and Productivity (BIMAP) from 1995 to 1999 and in 2002.
He is a Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Bridgetown and lists among his hobbies reading and listening to music. Mr. Blackett is married and is the father of three sons ages 21, 19 and 9 years.