Minister of Petroleum and Energy
James Furmose Peter Gomez is The Gambia’s Minister of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters. He is a former Mayor of Banjul and a former Executive Committee Member of the World Conference of Mayors. He also served as Executive Secretary of the Africa Alliance of YMCAs in Nairobi, Kenya.
Mr Gomez began his career as a teacher and was later Librarian of The Gambia National Library. He has also been involved in variousurban and environmental development projects in The Gambia.
Mr Gomez holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Science from Springfield College, Massachusetts in the United States and was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the Agape International Christian Theological Seminary. He is married with two children.