Dr. Richard Barrow was raised in Station Hill, St. Michael and emigrated to the USA in 1975 where he resided for over thirty years. In 1977, committed to ministry, he went on to gain Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Theology at the United Apostolic Cathedral Bible Institute and later earned his Doctorate in Divinity. While in the United States of America he received numerous community awards and commendations for his dedication and service to the betterment of human life. During this period, he also became a member of Victory Deliverance Church in Columbus, Ohio. In 1998 Dr Barrow established and registered Victorious Living Ministries in Bronx, NY and later established another church in Briar Hall, Barbados in June 2004. He is currently President of Healing Empowerment Centre in Bridgetown. He is also a businessman and runs a retail store in High Street, Bridgetown. Dr. Barrow was involved in community work in Harlem, USA and locally he was a member of the Constituency Council for Christ Church West Central. Dr. Barrow stands ready to represent the constituency of his birth, St. Michael Central.