Renan HEDOUVILLE, is the Public Protector, a Professional Lawyer and specialist in Human Rights.

He studied Journalism, Psychology and Political Science. He has a law degree, advanced studies in Human Rights in France (Strasbourg), Switzerland (Geneva) and master studies in Criminology.

Speaking at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) and at various sessions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Mr. HEDOUVILLE has participated in many international conferences including in Geneva, Washington, Brasilia, Taiwan, Buenos Aires, etc.

Mr. HEDOUVILLE began his career as an official in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in July 1991. In March 1995, he joined the Ministry of Information and Coordination as Legal Adviser. After the closure of this Ministry, it is found in the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MAST). In this Ministry, from 1996 to 2017, he held many important positions including: Coordinator of Regional Offices, Head of the Department of Support for Minors, Director of Legal Affairs, Director of Labor (three times) and President of the Superior Council Salaries (CSS).

Teacher at the secondary level from 1987 to 1995 and Professor at the University for over a 20 years, Me HEDOUVILLE teaches Human Rights, Labor Law, and Social Security in different universities including the UEH (Faculty of Law of Port-au-Prince), UNDH (University Notre Dame of Haiti), UP (University of Port-au-Prince). He is also the Secretary General of CARLI (Committee of Lawyers for the Respect of Individual Freedoms), founded on March 28, 1996 with young lawyers and journalists especially Me Roosevelt Pierre Louis, Me Eddy Pierre, Choiseul Henriquez (of late memory), Beaudelaire Dubic (CEO of Horizon 2000) etc.

On October 31, 2017, he was sworn in as Protector of the Citizen by the Court of Cassation (the largest judicial body in the country). He holds a seven-year term as Protector of the Citizen.