Whitaker’s vision ought to guide us for this century too

A courageous public servant who sought economic progress for all so as to relieve hardship and want, and to raise human dignity

15th January, 2017
TK Whitaker in February 2007 Picture: Derek Speirs

Every so often, but all too rarely, someone comes among us to significantly improve the lives of their fellow citizens. Sometimes directly in how they comport themselves meeting others. Sometimes, indirectly, by the impact of their own actions on the lives of others. A rare few achieve the two.

TK Whitaker did both.

In his day-to-day dealings with people, Ken was the consummate gentleman. And in his work, he became known as the “architect of...

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