President and Iroij Christopher Jorebon Loeak was born on November 11, 1952 in Ailinglaplap, Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands.
President Loeak attended the Marshall Islands High School and went on to the Hawaii Pacific College and Gonzaga University, School of Law.
He first began his career in the political arena in 1985 when he was elected Senator, representing the people of Ailinglaplap Atoll to the Nitijela (Parliament). He has since then held several key positions in Government as Minister of Justice, Minister of Social Services, Minister of Ralik Chain, and Minister in Assistance to the President.
President Loeak also served in various committees namely the Judiciary and Government Relations, Public Accounts, Health and Education and Social Services, Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee, Appropriation Committee, Resources and Development Committee, Committee for the International Protection, Peace, Security, and Protection of the Environments.
President Loeak is married to Lieom Anono Loeak. President and Madam Loeak have 3 children and 10 grandchildren.
Source: President Office’s, Republic of the Marshall Islands, September 2013