Suzanne Camelia-Römer served two times as Prime Minister of the Netherlands Antilles, first from November 1993 to December 1993, and then again from May 1998 to November 1999.
Suzanne Camelia-Römer was born in 1959 in Curaçao. After completing her primary and secondary school education in Curaçao, Suzy left for the Netherlands for further studies. She graduated in Civil and Commercial Law, and Criminal and Criminal Proceedings Law at the University of Groningen in 1984. Before and after her graduation she served as a scientific research assistant in the Faculty of Law. In 1986 she returned to Curaçao and established herself as a private practice lawyer.
She was the Minister of Justice from 1992 to 1994 and Minister of National Recovery and Economic Affairs from 1999 to 2002. From 2016 to 2020, she served as the Minister for Traffic, Transport and Urban Planning of Curaçao, a new state created after the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010. As of 2022, Camelia-Römer is the leader of the extra-parliamentary party PIN.