The Hon. Owen Darrell, JP
Senate Leader and Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport
On October 27th 2022, Senator, the Hon. Owen K. Darrell, JP was appointed Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport. Owen was educated at Harrington Sound Primary School and The Berkeley Institute. He graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science and Secondary Education in 2002. Owen returned to Bermuda to teach at CedarBridge Academy and The Berkeley Institute. After 15 years of educating Bermuda’s young people, Owen completed his tenure in the education system as Year Head at The Berkeley Institute in 2017.
Owen served as Senior Advisor to the Youth Parliament from 2005 to 2017. Owen served as Chief of Staff to the Premier of Bermuda prior to his appointment as Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport. He has also been an entrepreneur and a taxi owner/operator for nearly 20 years. He was a founding member of Bermuda’s first digital taxi dispatching service and also an Executive Member of the Taxi Association. Owen is an avid supporter of Devonshire Colts FC and Cleveland County Cricket Club. He formerly served on the Public Golf Course Board of Trustees as well as former Chair of the National Sports Centre. Owen can be seen passionately supporting local sports on most weekends, ensuring that everyone with him is also happy and enthusiastic. Owen is the proud father of Tatum and Oliver.