Leah Scott, JP, MP

Deputy Opposition Leader & Shadow Minister of Tourism and Transport & Regulatory Affairs

Email: lkscott@parliament.bm

Leah Scott was elected as a Member of Parliament during the December 2012 general election; she was giving the honour to represent the people of Constituency 30 - Southampton East Central. Leah was born to a pilot in the United States Air Forces posted at Kindley Field; Leah has lived her life both on and off Bermuda, but her heart has never left the island. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree from Morgan State University, she went on to earn a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the college of Law of England and Wales. She was awarded her Legal Practicing Certificate in 2004 and was called to the Bermuda Bar the following year. 

Leah is a corporate secretary and legal counsel for Harbour International Trust Company Limited. Leah is a long-time community activist and sports enthusiast, Leah has served on the board member and director of PRIDE, Youth Net mentor, was membership secretary for Bermuda Tri-Hedz, as well as secretary for both the Bermuda Bicycle Association and the Bermuda Triathlon Association. She sits on the Executive of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is the Bermuda representative of the STEP Caribbean Conference Planning Committee. She takes great pride in her role as director and secretary of the Sunshine League; as director Leah is able to embrace her passion for helping our island's youth, promoting education and helping women to strike a balance between career and family.