Drs. E.B. Holiday
The constitutional chair

Eugene Bernard Holiday

Chairman of the Council since 2010

Born in St. Maarten on December 14, 1962 



1987 – 1989

Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen:
Balance of Payments Analyst, Research and Monetary policy Department

1989 - 1991

Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen:
Manager Research and Monetary Policy Department

1991 - 1994

Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen:
Coordinator Monetary and Economic Affairs

1994 - 1995

Bank van de Nederlandse Antillen:
Deputy Director, Monetary and Economic Affairs


Windward Islands International Airways N.V. (WINAIR):
President-Managing Director

1998 - 2010

Princess Juliana International Airport Exploitatiemaatschappij N.V. (PJIAE)


Governor of Sint Maarten




Graduated at the “Rooms Katholieke Scholengemeenschap Canisuiscollege-Mater Dei”, Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (V.W.O.), Nijmegen, the Netherlands;


Graduated with doctoral (drs) degree in economics at the “Katholieke Universiteit Brabant”, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Management and Specialized courses
1989 “Effectief Beslissen” Buro Arends Praktijkopleidingen, Curacao
1990 “Specialized Training Course Banking Supervision”, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, USA
1993 “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”, The Covey Leadership Center, Curacao
1993 “Financial Programming and Policies Course”, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
1998 “Airport Strategic Management”, International Aviation Management Training Institute (IAMTI), Montreal, Canada;
2003 “Loan Documentation, Mastering the Legal Issues”, Euromoney Training, London, United Kingdom


Secondary Activities

Social Development:


Managing Board Stichting Ontwikkelingsfonds Nederlandse Antillen (SONA), Secretary


Managing Board Foundation for Academic and Vocational Education (FAVE), Treasurer


Committee Economic Recovery Sint Maarten as a result of Huricane Luis, Chairman

Government and Constitutional Affairs

2007-2010 Supervisory Board Stichting Overheidsaccountantsbureau, Member
2007-2010 Kingdom Project group Finance, Member and Co-Chair
2005-2010 Kingdom Preparatory committee - Round Table Conference (V-RTC), Member
2000-2010 Workgroup Constitutional Affairs Island Territory St. Maarten, Member and as of 2002 Chairman
Money and Banking
2006-2010 Board of Supervisory Directors Maduro & Curiels Bank, Member
1996-1999 Advisory Committee Fund Bridging Finance Sint Maarten, Chairman
1990-1995 Netherlands Antillianse Money Laundering Committee, Member and Secretary 1991-1992
1998-1999 Board of Supervisory Directors Economic Development Corporation (EDC) N.V., Vice-Chairman
1994-1998 Board of Supervisory Directors N.V. Gemeenschappelijke Electriciteitsbedrijf Bovenwindse Eilanden (GEBE), Chairman