Alfred Louis CANNAN MHK
Constituency: Ayre and Michael
Address: Shen Cardee, Summerhill Road, Jurby East IM7 3BR
Tel: 01624 685518
Address as: Mr Cannan, Chief Minister.
Full title: Hon Alf Cannan MHK
Family: Married to Arabella, three children.
Education: King Williams College, 1982-86; Royal Military Academy Sandhurst 1988.
Career: Four years as a commissioned officer in the Royal Regiment of Wales serving across the globe seeing active service in Northern Ireland 1990-94; Nationwide International, Isle of Man Operations Manager 1994-2000; Established local recruitment consultancy Paragon building up the business before selling it 2000-07; Worked with blue chip companies in London sourcing senior executives 2007-09; 2009 returned to the Isle of Man with his current business, McKenzie Fox, which offers local and international recruitment solutions.
Interests: Rugby, Cycling, Military History and Current Affairs.
Member of the House of Keys 2011-date.
Chief Minister 2021-date.
Member of the Ecclesiastical Committee 2011-date. Member of the War Pensions Committee 2016-date.
Minister for the Treasury 2016-2021.
Member: Economic Development 2015-16.
Chairman: Whitley Council (Employers’ Side) 2011-14, Civil Service Commission 2011-14, Public Accounts Committee 2012-16.
Vice Chairman: Public Accounts Committee 2011-12, Public Sector Pensions Authority 2011-14.
Committees of Tynwald: Select Committee of Tynwald on the Domestic Rating System (Petition for Redress) 2014, Standing Orders Committee of the House of Keys 2011-16, Select Committee of Tynwald on the Registration of Property (Petition for Redress) 2015-16.
First stood and elected as Member of the House of Keys for Michael in 2011; re-elected in 2016 for new constituency of Ayre and Michael; re-elected in 2021.
Health, Education, International Relations, Economic Development.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Member: Isle of Man Branch.
Study Visits: Westminster, London 2012; Public Accounts Committee Seminar, British Columbia 2012; Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh 2013; Dublin 2014.
Regional Conference: Cardiff 2014.
British Isles & Mediterranean Regional Conference: Cyprus 2015.