Sylvan Richards, JP, MP


Sylvan is a successful businessman in the International Business sector.

In addition to being a sitting OBA Member of Parliament representing Constituency 7, Hamilton South and Junior Minister of Home Affairs, Sylvan is a casualty underwriter at Allied World Assurance Company. Prior to his appointment as junior Minister of Home Affairs, Sylvan was the Minister of Environment and Planning.

Sylvan has been a member of YouthNet, mentoring at Victor Scott Primary and he has also participated in the Salvation Army feeding program. He also enjoys participating in various events that assist in cleaning up Bermuda’s natural environment.

As a sitting member of Parliament, Sylvan works diligently to improve not only the constituency he represents, but also to improve social and economic conditions for all Bermudians.

Sylvan has strong views on serving as an MP: “Being a public servant in these challenging times requires more than integrity and competency. It requires selfless leadership. The OBA is made up of people who are genuinely committed to putting Bermuda and Bermudians first – above self and above party”

Sylvan believes that his social work in the community and his international business experience gives him a unique understanding of the struggles and economic challenges that Bermudians are facing.

Sylvan received his early education at West Pembroke School and Warwick Academy. He then attended Bermuda College and then attended Howard university in Washington DC where he graduated in 1985 with a degree in Insurance studies.

Sylvan is married with two daughters.

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One Bermuda Alliance

58 Reid Street, Hamilton,
HM11, Bermuda