Sen. The Hon Michael M. Fahy, JP
Senator, Minister for Home Affairs, Junior Minister of Finance & Economic Development
Sen. the Hon. Michael Martin Fahy JP is the Minister of Home Affairs, Junior Minister of Finance and the Government Leader in the Senate. His Ministry encompasses the Departments of Immigration, Planning, Workforce Development, Rent Commission, Consumer Affairs and the Registry General. He also has administrative responsibility for the Municipalities and Parish Councils as well as the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation.
Prior to becoming a Minister following the One Bermuda Alliance’s election win in 2012, he served in the Senate as the Shadow Minister for Environment, Planning and Infrastructure Strategy and Housing. Michael has served on the Boundaries Commission and was also a Commissioner of the Commission for Unity and Racial Equality. He has also served in the Senate as the Shadow Minister of Transport, Energy and Telecommunications.
He was campaign director of the OBA’s 2012 election campaign and served as the interim Chairman following the formation of the One Bermuda Alliance.
Michael is a Barrister and Attorney and Notary Public and is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and the Bermuda Bar, being called to both in 2001. He is also a qualified mediator and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a Senior Vice President and Bermuda Legal Counsel for a large captive management company.
Michael has been a YouthNet mentor, a volunteer at the Centre and also has acted numerous times as a judge for the inter-school debating championships. When he lived in London, UK, he was Chairman of a Young Offenders Panel in Tower Hamlets, London.
Michael is an alumnus of McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario where he graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and the Guildford College of Law in Surrey, UK where he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Law (1998) and the Legal Practice Certificate (1999). He graduated from Saltus Grammar School in 1993.
Michael Fahy is married with three children.