List of Premiers of Bermuda

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Premier of Bermuda
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Incumbent
E. David Burt
JP, MP

since 19 July 2017
Style The Honourable
Appointer Governor of Bermuda
Term length At the Governor's pleasure
Formation 19 June 1968
First holder Sir Henry Tucker
as Government Leader
Website Office of the Premier
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Bermuda

This is a list of Premiers of Bermuda. The Premier is the head of government in the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. The Premier is appointed by the Governor of Bermuda on behalf of the British monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.

The current Premier is E. David Burt, MP, since 19 July 2017.

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(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Name
(Birth–Death)
Tenure Political Affiliation Notes
Took Office Left Office
Government Leaders (1968–1973)
1 Sir Henry Tucker
(1903–1986)
10 June 1968 29 December 1971 United Bermuda Party
2 Sir Edward Richards
(1908–1991)
29 December 1971 18 April 1973 United Bermuda Party First black Premier
Premiers (1973–present)
1 Sir Edward Richards
(1908–1991)
18 April 1973 29 December 1975 United Bermuda Party
2 John Sharpe
(1921–1999)
29 December 1975 30 August 1977 United Bermuda Party
3 David Gibbons
(1927–2014)
30 August 1977 15 January 1982 United Bermuda Party From 1983, Sir David Gibbons
4 John Swan
(1935–)
15 January 1982 25 August 1995 United Bermuda Party From 1990, Sir John Swan
5 David Saul
(1939–2017)
25 August 1995 27 March 1997 United Bermuda Party
6 Pamela Gordon
(1955–)
27 March 1997 10 November 1998 United Bermuda Party First female Premier
7 Jennifer Smith
(1947–)
10 November 1998 29 July 2003 Progressive Labour Party
8 Alex Scott
(1940–)
29 July 2003 30 October 2006 Progressive Labour Party
9 Ewart Brown
(1946–)
30 October 2006 29 October 2010 Progressive Labour Party
10 Paula Cox
(1964?–)
29 October 2010 18 December 2012 Progressive Labour Party
11 Craig Cannonier
(1963–)
18 December 2012 19 May 2014 One Bermuda Alliance Resigned
12 Michael Dunkley
(1958–)
19 May 2014 19 July 2017 One Bermuda Alliance
13 Edward David Burt
19 July 2017 Incumbent Progressive Labour Party

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