Allan Bell

The Chief Minister

Appointed by the Lt Governor, the Chief Minister is the head of the IOM Government.

The current Chief Minister is Robert Howard Quayle MHK who was appointed in 2016 by the Governor on the nomination of Tynwald.


The Chief Minister is the political head of the Isle of Man Government.  The office, in its present form, came into being in December 1986. 

Part of the role involves nominating MHKs for ministerial positions, who are then appointed by the Lieutenant Governor.

The Chief Minister and the Ministers are all members of Tynwald.