Walter H. Roban is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business and International Studies. He then furthered his studies at the University of Birmingham in England, where he received a Master of Arts degree in International Studies, specializing in international politics, political risk and foreign policy analysis. He has worked in the legal profession and also in the banking industry, most recently as an Assistant Vice President in the Private Banking Division of HSBC Bank in Bermuda.
In 2003, Walter was appointed a Government Senator, serving until 2006. In 2007, he was elected to the House of Assembly for Constituency 15, Pembroke East. After serving as Junior Minister for Home Affairs, he was appointed to the Cabinet in June 2009 as Minister Without Portfolio with responsibility for Municipal Reform. He also held the portfolios of the Health, and Environment and Infrastructure Strategy from August 2009 until October 2011. Walter later served as Minister of Transport from June 2012 to December 2012.
Walter currently serves as Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs.
He is blessed with a wonderful family, which includes his wife, Nadine Francis, and daughter, Zara.