Mr Vasant Bharath was the Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications. He has worked in many sectors, and served on many Boards. Mr. Bharath is a Chartered Accountant by profession (FCCA) and holds a Masters Degree in law (LLM) specializing in Intellectual Property Rights, along with a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), specializing in International Marketing. He grew up in politics, following in his father’s footsteps in November 2007 and becoming the Parliamentary Representative for St Augustine. He has an interest in agriculture, having served as Minister of Food Production, Land and Marine Affairs from May 2010 to June 2012. He currently serves as the Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications and the Minister in the Ministry of Finance and the Economy.