List of current presidents of legislatures

This is a list of current presiding officers of the legislative assemblies of sovereign and unrecognized states, autonomous regions, dependencies and other territories, sui generis entities, and international organisations.

States recognised by the United Nations

State Assembly Title Name Assumed office
 Afghanistan
(National Assembly)
House of Elders President Fazal Hadi Muselimyar 29 January 2011
House of Representatives President Mir Rahman Rahmani 29 June 2019
 Albania Parliament Chairman Gramoz Ruçi 9 September 2017
 Algeria
(Parliament)
Council of the Nation President Salah Goudjil 10 April 2019
People's National Assembly President Slimane Chenine 10 July 2019
 Andorra General Council General Syndic Roser Suñé Pascuet 2 May 2019
 Angola National Assembly President Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos 27 September 2012
 Antigua and Barbuda
(Parliament)
Senate President Alincia Williams-Grant 25 June 2014
House of Representatives Speaker Gerald Watt 25 June 2014
 Argentina
(National Congress)
Senate President[1] Cristina Fernández de Kirchner 10 December 2019
Provisional President Claudia Ledesma Abdala 10 December 2019
Chamber of Deputies President Sergio Massa 10 December 2019
 Armenia National Assembly President Ararat Mirzoyan 14 January 2019
 Australia
(Parliament)
Senate President Scott Ryan 13 November 2017
House of Representatives Speaker Tony Smith 10 August 2015
 Austria
(Parliament)
Federal Council President[2] Karl Bader 1 July 2019
National Council President Wolfgang Sobotka 20 December 2017
 Azerbaijan National Assembly Speaker Ogtay Asadov 2 December 2005
 Bahamas
(Parliament)
Senate President Katherine Forbes-Smith 24 May 2017
House of Assembly Speaker Halson Moultrie 24 May 2017
 Bahrain
(National Assembly)
Consultative Council Chairman Ali Saleh Al-Saleh 15 December 2008
Council of Representatives Chairwoman Fawzia Zainal 12 December 2018
 Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury 30 April 2013
 Barbados
(Parliament)
Senate President Richard Cheltenham 5 June 2018
House of Assembly Speaker Arthur Holder 5 June 2018
 Belarus
(National Assembly)
Council of the Republic Speaker Mikhail Myasnikovich 16 January 2015
House of Representatives Speaker Vladimir Andreichenko 27 October 2008
 Belgium
(Parliament)
Senate President Sabine Laruelle 18 July 2019
Chamber of Representatives President Patrick Dewael 27 June 2019
 Belize
(National Assembly)
Senate President Lee Mark Chang 13 November 2015
House of Representatives Speaker Laura Tucker-Longsworth 13 January 2017
 Benin National Assembly President Louis Vlavonou 17 May 2019
 Bhutan
(Parliament)
National Council Chairperson Tashi Dorji 10 May 2018
National Assembly Speaker Wangchuk Namgyel 7 November 2018
 Bolivia
(Plurinational Legislative Assembly)
Plurinational Legislative Assembly President[1] Vacant 10 November 2019
Senate President Mónica Eva Copa 14 November 2019
Chamber of Deputies President Sergio Choque 14 November 2019
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Parliamentary Assembly)
House of Peoples Chairman[3] Dragan Čović 28 October 2019
House of Representatives Chairman[4] Denis Zvizdić 6 August 2019
 Botswana National Assembly Speaker Phandu Skelemani 5 November 2019
 Brazil
(National Congress)
Federal Senate President Davi Alcolumbre 2 February 2019
Chamber of Deputies President Rodrigo Maia 14 July 2016
 Brunei Legislative Council Speaker Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Mohamed Taib 11 February 2015
 Bulgaria National Assembly Chairperson Tsveta Karayancheva 17 November 2017
 Burkina Faso National Assembly President Alassane Bala Sakandé 8 September 2017
 Burundi
(Parliament)
Senate President Révérien Ndikuriyo 14 August 2015
National Assembly President Pascal Nyabenda 30 July 2015
 Cambodia
(Parliament)
Senate President Chhum Say 9 June 2015
National Assembly President Samrin Heng 21 March 2006
 Cameroon
(Parliament)
Senate President Marcel Niat Njifenji 12 June 2013
National Assembly President Cavayé Yéguié Djibril 31 March 1992
 Canada
(Parliament)
Senate Speaker George Furey 3 December 2015
House of Commons Speaker Geoff Regan 3 December 2015
 Cape Verde National Assembly Speaker Jorge Santos 20 April 2016
 Central African Republic National Assembly President Laurent Ngon Baba 29 October 2018
 Chad National Assembly President Haroun Kabadi 23 June 2011
 Chile
(National Congress)
Senate President Jaime Quintana 12 March 2019
Chamber of Deputies President Iván Flores 19 March 2019
 China National People's Congress Chairman Zhanshu Li 17 March 2018
 Colombia
(Congress)
Congress President[5] Lidio García Turbay 20 July 2019
Senate
Chamber of Representatives President[6] Carlos Alberto Cuenca 20 July 2019
 Comoros Assembly of the Union Speaker Abdou Ousseni 4 April 2015
Congo-Brazzaville
(Parliament)
Senate President André Obami Itou 1 December 2007
National Assembly President Isidore Mvouba 19 August 2017
Congo-Kinshasa
(Parliament)
Senate President Alexis Thambwe Mwamba 27 July 2019
National Assembly President Jeannine Mabunda 24 April 2019
 Costa Rica Legislative Assembly Speaker[7] Carlos Ricardo Benavides 1 May 2019
 Croatia Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković 5 May 2017
 Cuba National Assembly of People's Power President Esteban Lazo Hernández 24 February 2013
 Cyprus House of Representatives President Demetris Syllouris 2 June 2016
 Czech Republic
(Parliament)
Senate President Jaroslav Kubera 14 November 2018
Chamber of Deputies Chairperson Radek Vondráček 22 November 2017
 Denmark Folketing Speaker Henrik Dam Kristensen 21 June 2019
 Djibouti National Assembly President Mohamed Ali Houmed 1 March 2015
 Dominica House of Assembly Speaker Alix Boyd Knights 17 April 2000
 Dominican Republic
(Congress)
Senate President Reinaldo Pared Pérez 16 August 2016
Chamber of Deputies President Radhamés Camacho 16 August 2018
 East Timor National Parliament President Arão Noé da Costa Amaral 13 June 2018
 Ecuador National Assembly President César Litardo 14 May 2019
 Egypt House of Representatives Speaker Ali Abdel Aal 10 January 2016
 El Salvador Legislative Assembly President Norman Quijano 1 May 2018
 Equatorial Guinea
(Parliament)
Senate President Teresa Efua Asangono 12 July 2013
Chamber of Deputies President Gaudencio Mohaba Mesu 12 July 2013
 Eritrea National Assembly President Isaias Afwerki 24 May 1993
 Estonia Riigikogu President Henn Põlluaas 4 April 2019
 Eswatini
(Parliament)
Senate President Lindiwe Dlamini October 2018
House of Assembly Speaker Petros Mavimbela 12 October 2018
 Ethiopia
(Federal Parliamentary Assembly)
House of Federation Speaker Keria Ibrahim 30 April 2018
House of Peoples' Representatives Speaker Tagesse Chafo 18 October 2018
 Fiji Parliament Speaker Epeli Nailatikau 11 February 2019
 Finland Parliament Speaker Matti Vanhanen 7 June 2019
 France
(Parliament)
Senate President Gérard Larcher 1 October 2014
National Assembly President Richard Ferrand 12 September 2018
 Gabon
(Parliament)
Senate President Lucie Milebou Aubusson 27 February 2015
National Assembly President Faustin Boukoubi 11 January 2019
 Gambia National Assembly Speaker Mariam Jack-Denton 11 April 2017
 Georgia Parliament Chairperson Archil Talakvadze 25 June 2019
 Germany
(Federal Assembly)
Bundesrat President[8] Dietmar Woidke 1 November 2019
Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble 4 October 2017
 Ghana Parliament Speaker Aaron Mike Ocquaye 7 January 2017
 Greece Parliament Speaker Konstantinos Tasoulas 18 July 2019
 Grenada
(Parliament)
Senate President Chester Humphrey 20 February 2013
House of Representatives Speaker Micheal Pierre 27 March 2013
 Guatemala Congress President[9] Álvaro Arzú Escobar 14 January 2018
Guinea National Assembly President Claude Kory Kondiano 13 January 2014
 Guinea-Bissau National People’s Assembly President Cipriano Cassamá 17 June 2014
 Guyana National Assembly Speaker Barton Scotland 10 June 2015
 Haiti
(Parliament)
Senate President Carl Murat Cantave 17 January 2019
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Gary Bodeau 11 January 2018
 Honduras National Congress President Mauricio Oliva 25 January 2014
 Hungary National Assembly Speaker László Kövér 6 August 2010
 Iceland Althing Speaker Steingrímur J. Sigfússon 28 October 2017
 India
(Parliament)
Rajya Sabha Chairman[1] Venkaiah Naidu 11 August 2017
Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh 9 August 2018
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla 19 June 2019
 Indonesia
(People's Consultative Assembly)
Regional Representative Council Speaker La Nyalla Mattalitti 2 October 2019
People's Representative Council Speaker Puan Maharani 1 October 2019
 Iran Islamic Consultative Assembly Speaker Ali Larijani 1 June 2008
 Iraq Council of Representatives Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi 15 September 2018
 Ireland
(Oireachtas)
Seanad Éireann Cathaoirleach Denis O'Donovan 8 June 2016
Dáil Éireann Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl 10 March 2016
 Israel Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein 18 March 2013
 Italy
(Parliament)
Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati 28 March 2018
Chamber of Deputies President Roberto Fico 24 March 2018
 Ivory Coast
(Parliament)
Senate President Jeannot Ahoussou-Kouadio 5 April 2018
National Assembly President Amadou Soumahoro 7 March 2019
 Jamaica
(Parliament)
Senate President Tom Tavares-Finson 10 March 2016
House of Representatives Speaker Pearnel Charles 10 March 2016
 Japan
(National Diet)
House of Councillors Speaker Akiko Santō 1 August 2019
House of Representatives Speaker Tadamori Oshima 21 April 2015
 Jordan
(Parliament)
Senate President Faisal al-Fayez 25 October 2015
House of Representatives Speaker Atef Tarawneh 3 November 2013
 Kazakhstan
(Parliament)
Senate Chairwoman Dariga Nazarbayeva 20 March 2019
Mazhilis Chairman Nurlan Nigmatulin 22 June 2016
 Kenya
(Parliament)
Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka 31 August 2017
National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi 28 March 2013
 Kiribati House of Assembly Speaker Tebuai Uaai 5 December 2016
 Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim 6 August 2013
 Kyrgyzstan Supreme Council Chairman Dastan Jumabekov 25 October 2017
 Laos National Assembly President Pany Yathotou 23 December 2010
 Latvia Saeima Speaker Ināra Mūrniece 4 November 2014
 Lebanon Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri 20 November 1992
 Lesotho
(Parliament)
Senate President Mamonaheng Mokitimi 11 July 2017
National Assembly Speaker Sephiri Motanyane 12 June 2017
 Liberia
(Legislature)
Senate President[1] Jewel Taylor 22 January 2018
President pro tempore Albert Tugbe Chie 15 January 2018
House of Representatives Speaker Bhofal Chambers 15 January 2018
 Libya General National Congress President Nouri Abusahmain 4 August 2014
House of Representatives President Aguila Saleh Issa 4 August 2014
 Liechtenstein Landtag President Albert Frick 27 March 2013
 Lithuania Seimas Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis 14 November 2016
 Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies President Fernand Etgen 5 December 2018
 Madagascar
(Parliament)
Senate President Rivo Rakotovao 31 October 2017
National Assembly President Christine Razanamahasoa 17 July 2019
 Malawi National Assembly Speaker Catherine Gotani Hara 19 June 2019
 Malaysia
(Parliament)
Dewan Negara President Vigneswaran Sanasee 26 April 2016
Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof 16 July 2018
 Maldives People's Majlis Speaker Mohamed Nasheed 29 May 2019
 Mali National Assembly President Issaka Sidibé 22 January 2014
 Malta House of Representatives Speaker Angelo Farrugia 6 April 2013
 Marshall Islands Legislature President Kenneth Kedi 4 January 2016
 Mauritania
(Parliament)
National Assembly President Cheikh Ahmed Baye 9 October 2018
 Mauritius National Assembly Speaker Sooroojdev Phokeer 21 November 2019
 Mexico
(Congress)
Senate President Martí Batres 1 September 2018
Chamber of Deputies President Porfirio Muñoz Ledo 1 September 2018
 Micronesia Congress Speaker Wesley Simina 11 May 2015
 Moldova Parliament President Zinaida Greceanîi 8 June 2019
 Monaco National Council President Stéphane Valeri 22 February 2018
 Mongolia State Great Khural Chairman Gombojavyn Zandanshatar 1 February 2019
 Montenegro Parliament President Ivan Brajović 24 November 2016
 Morocco
(Parliament)
House of Councillors President Hakim Benchamach 13 October 2015
House of Representatives President Habib El Malki 16 January 2017
 Mozambique Assembly of the Republic Speaker Verónica Macamo 12 January 2010
 Myanmar
(Assembly of the Union)
House of Nationalities Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than 3 February 2016
House of Representatives Speaker T Khun Mat 22 March 2018
 Namibia
(Parliament)
National Council Chairperson Margaret Mensah-Williams 8 December 2015
National Assembly Speaker Peter Katjavivi 20 March 2015
 Nauru Parliament Speaker Marcus Stephen 27 August 2019
   Nepal
(Parliament)
National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina 14 March 2018
House of Representatives Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara 9 March 2018
 Netherlands
(States General)
Senate President Jan Anthonie Bruijn 2 July 2019
House of Representatives Speaker Khadija Arib 13 January 2016
 New Zealand House of Representatives Speaker Trevor Mallard 7 November 2017
 Nicaragua National Assembly President Gustavo Porras Cortés 9 January 2017
 Niger National Assembly President Ousseini Tinni 25 March 2016
 Nigeria
(National Assembly)
Senate President Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan 11 June 2019
House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila 11 June 2019
 North Korea Supreme People's Assembly President of the Presidium[10] Ryong-hae Choe 11 April 2019
Chairman Thae-song Pak 11 April 2019
 North Macedonia Assembly of the Republic Speaker Talat Xhaferi 27 April 2017
 Norway Storting President Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen 15 March 2018
 Oman
(Council)
Council of State Chairman Yahya bin Mahfoudh al-Mantheri 8 March 2004
Consultative Assembly Chairman Khalid Al Maawali 29 October 2011
 Pakistan
(Parliament)
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani 12 March 2018
National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser 15 August 2018
 Palau
(National Congress)
Senate President Hokkons Baules 19 January 2017
House of Delegates Speaker Sabino Anastacio 17 January 2013
 Palestine Legislative Council Speaker Aziz Dweik 29 March 2006
 Panama National Assembly President[11] Marcos Castillero 1 July 2019
 Papua New Guinea National Parliament Speaker Job Pomat 2 August 2017
 Paraguay
(Congress)
Senate President[12] Blas Antonio Llano Ramos 1 July 2018
Chamber of Deputies Speaker[13] Pedro Alliana 1 July 2019
 Peru Congress of the Republic President[14] Pedro Olaechea 26 July 2019
 Philippines
(Congress)
Senate President Tito Sotto 21 May 2018
House of Representatives Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano 22 July 2019
 Poland
(National Assembly)
Senate Marshal Tomasz Grodzki 12 November 2019
Sejm Marshal Elżbieta Witek 9 August 2019
 Portugal Assembly of the Republic President Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues 23 October 2015
 Qatar Consultative Assembly Chairman Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud 14 November 2017
 Romania
(Parliament)
Senate President Teodor Meleșcanu 10 September 2019
Chamber of Deputies President Marcel Ciolacu 29 May 2019
 Russia
(Federal Assembly)
Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matviyenko 21 September 2011
State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin 5 October 2016
 Rwanda
(Parliament)
Senate President Bernard Makuza 14 October 2014
Chamber of Deputies President Donatille Mukabalisa 5 October 2013
 Saint Kitts and Nevis National Assembly Speaker Anthony Michael Perkins 30 June 2016
 Saint Lucia
(Parliament)
Senate President Jeannine Michele Giraudy-McInytre 20 March 2018
House of Assembly Speaker Andy Daniel 20 March 2018
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines House of Assembly Speaker Jomo Thomas 29 December 2015
 Samoa Legislative Assembly Speaker Leaupepe Toleafoa Faafisi 16 March 2016
 San Marino Grand and General Council Captains Regent[15] Luca Boschi 1 October 2019
Mariella Mularoni
 São Tomé and Príncipe National Assembly Speaker Delfim Neves 22 November 2018
 Saudi Arabia Consultative Assembly Speaker Abdullah ibn Muhammad Al ash-Sheikh 28 February 2009
 Senegal National Assembly President Moustapha Niasse 30 July 2012
 Serbia National Assembly President Maja Gojković 23 April 2014
 Seychelles National Assembly Speaker Nicholas Prea 6 March 2018
 Sierra Leone Parliament Speaker Abass Bundu 25 April 2018
 Singapore Parliament Speaker Chuan-Jin Tan 11 September 2017
 Slovakia National Council Speaker Andrej Danko 23 March 2016
 Slovenia
(Parliament)
National Council President Alojz Kovšca 12 December 2017
National Assembly Speaker Dejan Židan 23 August 2018
 Solomon Islands National Parliament Speaker John Patteson Oti 15 May 2019
 Somalia Federal Parliament Speaker Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman 30 April 2018
 South Africa
(Parliament)
National Council of Provinces Chairperson Amos Masondo 23 May 2019
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise 22 May 2019
 South Korea National Assembly Speaker Hee-sang Moon 13 July 2018
 South Sudan
(National Legislature)
Council of States Speaker Joseph Bol Chan 5 August 2011
National Legislative Assembly Speaker Anthony Lino Makana 4 August 2016
 Spain
(Cortes Generales)
Senate President Manuel Cruz Rodríguez 21 May 2019
Congress of Deputies President Meritxell Batet 21 May 2019
 Sri Lanka Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya 1 September 2015
 Sudan Transitional Legislative Council Speaker TBA
 Suriname National Assembly Chairwoman Jennifer Simons 30 June 2010
 Sweden Riksdag Speaker Andreas Norlén 24 September 2018
  Switzerland
(Federal Assembly)
Council of States President[16] Hans Stöckli 2 December 2019
National Council President[17] Isabelle Moret 2 December 2019
 Syria People's Council Speaker Hammouda Sabbagh 28 September 2017
 Tajikistan
(Supreme Assembly)
National Assembly Chairman Mahmadsaid Ubaydulloyev 17 April 2000
Assembly of Representatives Chairman Shukurjon Zuhurov 16 March 2010
 Tanzania National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai 17 November 2015
 Thailand
(National Assembly)
Senate President Pornpetch Wichitcholchai 24 May 2019
House of Representatives Speaker Chuan Leekpai 28 May 2019
 Togo National Assembly President Yawa Djigbodi Tségan 23 January 2019
 Tonga Legislative Assembly Speaker Fatafehi Fakafanua 18 December 2017
 Trinidad and Tobago
(Parliament)
Senate President Christine Kangaloo 23 September 2015
House of Representatives Speaker Brigid Annisette-George 23 September 2015
 Tunisia Assembly of the Representatives of the People President Rached Ghannouchi 13 November 2019
 Turkey Grand National Assembly Speaker Mustafa Şentop 24 February 2019
 Turkmenistan Assembly Chairwoman Gülşat Mämmedowa 30 March 2018
 Tuvalu Parliament Speaker Samuelu Teo 20 September 2019
 Uganda Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga 19 May 2011
 Ukraine Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov 29 August 2019
 United Arab Emirates Federal National Council Speaker Amal Al Qubaisi 18 November 2015
 United Kingdom
(Parliament)
House of Lords Lord Speaker Norman Fowler 1 September 2016
House of Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle 4 November 2019
 United States
(Congress)
Senate President[1] Mike Pence 20 January 2017
President pro tempore Chuck Grassley 3 January 2019
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi 3 January 2019
 Uruguay
(General Assembly)
Senate President[1] Lucía Topolansky 13 September 2017
Vice President Charles Carrera 13 September 2017
Chamber of Deputies President[18] Cecilia Bottino 1 March 2019
 Uzbekistan
(Supreme Assembly)
Senate Chairwoman Tanzila Norbaeva 21 June 2019
Legislative Chamber Chairman Nuriddinjon Ismailov 12 January 2015
 Vanuatu Parliament President Esmon Saimon 11 February 2016
  Vatican City Pontifical Commission President Giuseppe Bertello 1 October 2011
 Venezuela National Assembly President[19] Juan Guaidó 5 January 2019
Constituent National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello 14 June 2018
 Vietnam National Assembly Chairwoman Thị Kim Ngân Nguyễn 31 March 2016
 Yemen Consultative Council President Mohamed Aidross 14 January 2018
House of Representatives Speaker Sultan al-Barakani 13 April 2019
 Zambia National Assembly Speaker Patrick Matibini 6 October 2011
 Zimbabwe
(Parliament)
Senate President Mabel Chinomona 11 September 2018
House of Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda 3 September 2013

States recognised by at least one United Nations member

State Assembly Title Name Assumed office
 Abkhazia People's Assembly Speaker Valery Kvarchia 12 April 2017
 Kosovo Assembly Chairman Jahja Kokaj (Acting) 7 November 2019
 Northern Cyprus Assembly of the Republic Speaker Teberrüken Uluçay 9 February 2018
 South Ossetia Parliament Speaker Pyotr Gassiev 7 June 2017
 Taiwan Legislative Yuan President Su Jia-chyuan 1 February 2016
Western Sahara National Council President Khatri Addouh 2 July 2010

States not recognised by any United Nations members

State Assembly Title Name Assumed office
 Artsakh National Assembly President Ashot Ghulian 1 July 2005
 Somaliland
(Parliament)
House of Elders Speaker Suleiman Mahmud Adam 24 August 2004
House of Representatives Speaker Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi 29 September 2005
Central Tibetan Administration Parliament Speaker Pema Jungney 1 December 2018
 Transnistria Supreme Council Speaker Alexander Korshunov 6 February 2019

Autonomous regions, dependencies and other territories

Region or territory Country Assembly Title Name Assumed office
 Adjara  Georgia Supreme Council Chairperson Davit Gabaidze 28 November 2016
 Åland Islands  Finland Legislative Assembly Speaker Johan Ehn 2 December 2015
 Alderney  United Kingdom States President William Tate 28 June 2019
 American Samoa
(Fono)
 United States Senate President Gaoteote Tofau 2009
House of Representatives Speaker Savali Tavalou Ale 4 January 2007
 Anguilla  United Kingdom House of Assembly Speaker Terry Harrigan 2018
 Aosta Valley  Italy Regional Council President Emily Rini 10 December 2018
 Aruba  Netherlands Estates President Juan Thijsen November 2017
 Ascension Island  United Kingdom Island Council Governor Philip Rushbrook 4 May 2019
Administrator Steven Chandler 13 March 2019
 Azores  Portugal Legislative Assembly President Ana Luís 5 November 2012
 Bangsamoro  Philippines Parliament Speaker Pangalian Balindong 29 March 2019
 Basque Country  Spain Parliament President Bakartxo Tejeria 20 November 2012
 Bermuda
(Parliament)
 United Kingdom Senate President Joan Dillas-Wright 2017
House of Assembly Speaker Dennis Lister 2017
 Bougainville  Papua New Guinea House of Representatives Speaker Simon Pentanu 15 June 2015
 British Virgin Islands  United Kingdom House of Assembly Speaker Julian Willock 12 March 2019
 Catalonia  Spain Parliament President Roger Torrent 11 January 2018
 Cayman Islands  United Kingdom Legislative Assembly Speaker McKeeva Bush 24 May 2017
 Cook Islands  New Zealand Parliament Speaker Niki Rattle 22 May 2012
 Corsica  France Assembly President Jean-Guy Talamoni 17 December 2015
 Curaçao  Netherlands Estates Speaker William Millerson 11 May 2017
 Falkland Islands  United Kingdom Legislative Assembly Speaker Keith Biles 27 February 2009
 Faroe Islands  Denmark Løgting Speaker Jógvan á Lakjuni 14 September 2019
 Flanders  Belgium Parliament Speaker Wilfried Vandaele 13 July 2019
 French Polynesia  France Assembly President Gaston Tong Sang 17 May 2018
 Friuli-Venezia Giulia  Italy Regional Council President Piero Mauro Zanin 15 June 2018
 Gagauzia  Moldova People's Assembly Chairperson Vladimir Kyssa 3 March 2017
 Galicia  Spain Parliament President Miguel Ángel Santalices Vieira 26 January 2016
 Gibraltar  United Kingdom Parliament Speaker Adolfo Canepa 18 October 2012
 Greenland  Denmark Inatsisartut Speaker Vivian Motzfeldt 3 October 2018
 Guam  United States Legislature Speaker Tina Muña Barnes 7 January 2019
 Guernsey  United Kingdom States Bailiff Richard Collas March 2012
 Hong Kong  China Legislative Council President Andrew Leung 12 October 2016
 Iraqi Kurdistan  Iraq Parliament Speaker Rewaz Fayeq 11 July 2019
 Isle of Man
(Tynwald)
 United Kingdom Tynwald President Steve Rodan 19 July 2016
Legislative Council
House of Keys Speaker Juan Watterson 27 September 2016
 Jersey  United Kingdom States Assembly Bailiff William Bailhache 29 January 2015
 Jewish Autonomous Oblast  Russia Legislative Assembly Chairperson Lyubov Pavlova 30 September 2016
 Karakalpakstan  Uzbekistan Jokargi Kenes Chairperson Musa Erniyazov 30 September 2016
 Macau  China Legislative Assembly President Hou In Kou 3 May 2002
 Madeira  Portugal Legislative Assembly President José Manuel Rodrigues 15 October 2019
 Montserrat  United Kingdom Legislative Assembly Speaker Shirley Osborne 23 January 2015
 Nakhchivan  Azerbaijan Supreme Assembly Chairperson Vasif Talibov 16 December 1995
 New Caledonia  France Congress President Rock Wamytan 24 May 2019
 Northern Ireland  United Kingdom Assembly Speaker Robin Newton 12 May 2016
 Northern Mariana Islands
(Commonwealth Legislature)
 United States Senate President Victor Borja Hocog 2018
House of Representatives Speaker Blas Jonathan Tenorio Attao 2018
 Niue  New Zealand Assembly Speaker Togiavalu Pihigia 12 April 2014
 Pitcairn Islands  United Kingdom Island Council Mayor Shawn Christian 1 January 2014
 Puerto Rico
(Legislative Assembly)
 United States Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz 2 January 2017
House of Representatives Speaker Carlos Johnny Méndez 9 January 2017
 Saint Barthélemy  France Territorial Council President Bruno Magras 15 July 2007
 Saint Helena  United Kingdom Legislative Council Speaker John Cranfield 8 March 2019
 Saint Martin  France Territorial Council President Daniel Gibbs 2 April 2017
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon  France Territorial Council President Stéphane Lenormand 24 October 2017
 Sardinia  Italy Regional Council President Michele Pais 9 April 2019
 Sark  United Kingdom Chief Pleas Speaker Arthur Rolfe
 Scotland  United Kingdom Parliament Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh 12 May 2016
 Sicily  Italy Regional Assembly Presiding Officer Gianfranco Miccichè 5 November 2017
 Sint Maarten  Netherlands Estates President Sarah Wescot-Williams 24 November 2016
 South Tyrol  Italy Landtag President Josef Noggler 25 January 2019
 Tokelau  New Zealand General Fono Speaker Fofo Tuisano 10 March 2018
 Tristan da Cunha  United Kingdom Island Council Administrator Sean Burns November 2016
 Turks and Caicos Islands  United Kingdom House of Assembly Speaker Dwayne Taylor 29 December 2016
 U.S. Virgin Islands  United States Legislature President Novelle E. Francis 14 May 2019
 Vojvodina  Serbia Assembly President István Pásztor 22 June 2012
 Wales  United Kingdom National Assembly Presiding Officer Elin Jones 11 May 2016
 Wallis and Futuna  France Territorial Assembly President David Vergé 27 November 2018
 Wallonia  Belgium Parliament President Christophe Collignon 11 June 2019

Sui generis entities

Entity Assembly Title Name Assumed office
 European Union Council of Ministers President[20] Sanna Marin 10 December 2019
Parliament President David Sassoli 3 July 2019
 Sovereign Military Order of Malta Council Complete of State Grand Commander Ludwig von Rumerstein 31 May 2014
Chapter General Grand Master Matthew Festing 11 March 2008

International organisations

There are several international parliaments, some that are directly elected and some that are appointed from among member states respective legislatures in the form of an inter-parliamentary institution.

Organisation Assembly Title Name Assumed office
African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States Parliamentary Assembly President[21] Netty Baldeh 21 October 2015
African Parliamentary Union Parliament President Rachid Talbi Alami 4 November 2014
 African Union Parliament President Roger Nkodo Dang 27 May 2015
 Andean Community Parliament President Luis Fernando Duque 22 July 2015
 Arab League Parliament Speaker Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Jarwan 2012
Asia Cooperation Dialogue Parliamentary Assembly President Nayyar Hussain Bukhari 9 December 2013
Benelux Union Parliament President Gusty Graas 1 January 2019
British–Irish Council Parliamentary Assembly Co-Chair(s) Frank Feighan
Laurence Robertson
21 October 2014
1 December 2011
Central American Integration System Parliament President José Antonio Alvarado Correa 27 October 2015
Cotonou Partnership Joint Parliamentary Assembly Co-President(s) Netty Baldeh
Louis Michel
3 April 2016
9 April 2009
Commonwealth of Independent States Interparliamentary Assembly Chairperson Valentina Matviyenko 21 September 2011
Commonwealth of Nations Parliamentary Association President Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury 9 October 2014
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Parliament President Gabriela Rivadeneira 16 February 2016
Council of the Baltic Sea States Assembly President[22] Jānis Vucāns 1 January 2016
Council of Europe Assembly President iliane Maury Pasquier July 2018
 East African Community Legislative Assembly Speaker Daniel Kidega 19 December 2014
Eastern Partnership Parliamentary Assembly Co-President(s) Victor Dolidze
Marian Lupu
17 March 2015
16 February 2016
Economic Community of Central African States Parliament President[23] Santiago Nchama 4 June 2015
Economic Community of West African States Parliament Speaker Moustapha Cissé 4 February 2016
French Citizens Abroad Assembly President[24] Jean-Marc Ayrault 11 February 2016
Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly President Saber Hossain Chowdhury 16 October 2014
International Organisation of La Francophonie Parliamentary Assembly President Aubin Minaku 12 July 2015
Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union Summit Parliamentary Assembly Co-President(s) Ramón Jáuregui Atondo
Roberto Requião
6 May 2015
6 May 2015
 Mercosur Parliament President Jorge Taiana 1 January 2016
Nordic Council Parliamentary Assembly President[25] Henrik Dam Kristensen 2016
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Assembly President Madeleine Moon 19 November 2018
Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly President Gigi Tsereteli November 2017
 Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Parliamentary Union Secretary General Mahmut Erol Kilic 25 May 2008
 Turkic Council Parliamentary Assembly Chairperson Baktykozha Izmukhambetov 28 March 2016
Union for the Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly President Lhou Lmarbouh 8 January 2016
 United Nations General Assembly President[26] Tijjani Muhammad-Bande 17 September 2019

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Notes

  1. The Vice President is the ex officio presiding officer.
  2. The Austrian President of the Federal Council rotates every six months.
  3. The Bosnian Chairperson of the House of Peoples rotates every eight months among the three members of the Collegium.
  4. The Bosnian Chairperson of the House of Representatives rotates every eight months among the three members of the Collegium.
  5. The Colombian President of the Congress and Senate rotates annually.
  6. The Colombian President of the Chamber of Representatives rotates annually.
  7. The Costa Rican Speaker of the Legislative Assembly rotates annually.
  8. The German President of the Bundesrat rotates annually.
  9. The Guatemalan President of the Congress rotates annually.
  10. The North Korean President of the Presidium is the ex officio presiding officer.
  11. The Panamanian President of the National Assembly rotates annually.
  12. The President of the Senate of Paraguay rotates annually.
  13. The President of the Chamber of Deputies of Paraguay rotates annually.
  14. The President of the Congress of Peru rotates annually.
  15. The Sammarinese Captains Regent rotate every eight months.
  16. The Swiss President of the Council of States rotates annually.
  17. The Swiss President of the National Council rotates annually.
  18. The Uruguayan President of the Chamber of Representatives rotates annually.
  19. The President of the Venezuelan National Assembly rotates annually.
  20. The European President of the Council of Ministers rotates every six months.
  21. The ACP Assembly President rotates biannually.
  22. The Baltic Assembly President rotates annually.
  23. The CEMAC Parliament President rotates annually
  24. The French Foreign Minister is the ex officio presiding officer.
  25. The Nordic Assembly President rotates annually.
  26. The UNGA President rotates annually.
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