Philip ‘Brave’ Davis

Prime Minister of the Bahamas Philip Brave Davis photo by Chris Jackson

Prime Minster of The Bahamas

Philip Edward “Brave” Davis is a Bahamian politician and the current Prime Minister of the Bahamas.

He represented Cat Island, Rum Cay & San Salvador as a Member of Parliament from 1992-1997 and returned to the seat in 2002.

In 2012, Mr. Davis was named the Minister of Public Works and Urban Development. After serving as Deputy Prime Minister to Perry Christie, Mr. Davis became the Leader of the Opposition for the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and was sworn in as Prime Minister in 2021.

Born off Wulff Road, Mr. Davis spent his childhood on Cat Island with his grandparents. At an early age Mr. Davis became involved with the PLP,  volunteering as a campaign helper during the 1967 general election. As the eldest of eight children, Mr. Davis worked a number of odd jobs from the age of seven to provide for his family.

After working as a clerk at Wallace-Whitfield & Barnwell while completing his legal studies, Mr. Davis was Called to the Bahamas Bar in 1975. He served two terms as Vice President and one as President of the Bahamas Bar Association. In 2015, he was appointed a Queen’s Counsel (QC).

Mr. Davis is married to Ann Marie Davis, a woman’s rights activist and the treasurer of the Bahamas Humane Society. They have six children.