E. David Burt, JP, MP
E. David Burt
Member of Parliament Pembroke West Central Constituency #18 Finance & Technology Spokesperson
Leader E. David Burt was elected Leader of the Progressive Labour Party at a Special Delegates Conference on Novmber 7, 2016. Prior to his election as leader, he served as Deputy Leader from October 2014. Prior to his election to the House of Assembly in December 2012, he served in the Senate as Junior Finance Minister from November 2010. In addition to his responsibilities in the Senate, he also served as Chief of Staff to former Premier Paula Cox. Since joining the Progressive Labour Party, he has held various positions within the party, including Party Chairman from 2006 - 2009.
David graduated from Florida Air Academy in Melbourne, Florida in 1996. He went on to attend The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with a double major in Finance and Information Systems in 2001. He was awarded The George Washington University Presidential Administrative Fellowship and received his Master of Science in Information Systems Development in 2003.
In 2004, David started GMD Consulting Limited, an IT and small business consulting firm focusing on project management and has served as President since its founding. In 2009, he was certified as a Project Management Professional. His proudest achievement in business is having mentored 3 Bermudians to attain their project management certifications.
David has served on the Tourism Board, National Training Board, as a Director of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, and a Director of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation. He is the PLP Spokesperson for Finance and Technology.
David believes strongly in empowering Bermudians to seize the opportunities of the future. This requires lifelong investment in our people by providing continuing education and training.
David is a strong proponent of Bermudians getting involved in their communities. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, the Western Stars Sports Club, and the Devonshire Recreation Club. He is a lifelong resident of Pembroke.
David is the son of Gerald and Merlin Burt and he and his wife Kristin have two chldren.