The Hon. Wayne L. Furbert, JP, MP

Minister of Transport


Minister Furbert was educated at Francis Patton School, Bermuda Technical Institute, and the Sixth Form Center, before going off to The University of Toledo. He excelled in Mathematics and Physics and was invited to join the Mathematics Honor Society. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education degree. Later he received a Master's Degree in E - Business. Minister Furbert was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree. In 1998 the Queen bestowed on him the Title of “The Honorable”, for his service by the Queen. He has had significant experience in Business. He joined PriceWaterHouse (Accountancy Firm) as an Auditor. He worked as a Supervisor in the Accounts department of an Insurance company and then managed a Law firm as General Manager and Financial Controller. In 1991 he qualified as a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Accountant. In 1998 he demonstrated his entrepreneurial talent by creating, owning and managing three successful private companies. He has served as Chairman of the Finance Committee of the King Edward Memorial Hospital, Chairman of the Bermuda Road Safety Council, and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Mr. Furbert was first elected in 1993 to represent Hamilton West as a Member of the United Bermuda Party (UBP). He served in several Ministries from 1993 - 1998 as Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs, Minister of Transport and as Minister of Housing, Health and Social Services. In 2011 he became Minister of Tourism and Economic Development. Minister Furbert currently serves as Minister of Transport.