Surangel S. Whipps, Jr., the 10th President of the Republic of Palau, is focused on resilient and sustainable economic growth for Palau. His visionary approach emphasizes a balance between fostering the economy and environmental protection. With a commitment to “A Kot a Rechad er Belau” (Palauan People First), he envisions a prosperous Pacific through shared resources. President Whipps champions a united front for Pacific nations, advocating for collective action against climate change. A two-term senator and CEO of Surangel and Sons Company, he blends policy expertise with over 30 years of business leadership. A family-oriented, God-centered leader, Whipps leads Palau into a sustainable and vibrant future.