Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie

The Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie (Former Prime Minister Commonwealth of the Bahamas) 2002 – 2007 & 2012 – 2017. The Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie was born in Nassau on August 21, 1943, to Gladstone L. Christie, a taxi driver and Naomi Christie nee Allen, a nurse. He grew up and was raised in the area of New Providence known as The Valley. He attended the Government High School but was later expelled, a critical turning point in his development as he committed himself to academic excellence, studying under the care of D. W. Davis. He went on to read law at the University of London.

The Right Honourable Perry Gladstone Christie was sworn in as the fifth Prime Minister of an independent Bahamas on May 8, 2012, following the Progressive Liberal’s Party (PLP) victory in the general elections of May 7, 2012. He is also the Minister of Finance with responsibility for the Office of the Prime Minister, Department of Lands and Surveys, Department of Statistics and the Ministry of Finance.