Dr. the Honourable D Orlando Smith, OBE, MHA

Premier Minister of Finance At Large Representative

Office:  Premier and Minister of Finance 

Profession: Physician  

Constituency: Territorial Member 

Education:
1984-1985  London School of Hygiene, London, UK 
1972-1973  The Royal School of Public Health, London, UK
1971-1974  Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons, Scotland 
1963-1969 University of the West Indies, Jamaica, WI 
1955-1961  British Virgin Islands High School, BVI 

Marital Status  and No. of Children: Married and three (3) children 

Year First Elected to Parliament: 1999 

Political Party: National Democratic Party 

Career:
2011 Premier and Minister for Finance  
2007- 2011 Leader of the Opposition and Territorial Member 
2003-2007 Chief Minister  1999-2003 Leader of the Opposition and Territorial Member 
1995-1999 Surgeon, Peebles Hospital, BVI 
1979-1995 Surgeon/Chief Medical Officer, BVI 
1975-1976 Senior Registrar of Surgery, BVI 
1971-1974 Medical Officer/Registrar, London, UK 
1970-1971 Medical Officer, Peebles Hospital, BVI  

CPA Conferences, Seminars, Visits Attended 

55th CPA Conference and the 29th Conference for Small Countries Arusha Tanzania, 2009 

International Parliamentary Conference:  “Climate Change – Tackling Causes, Managing  Impacts”, Westminster, London, 2007 

45th CPA Conference – Trinidad and Tobago, 1999 

19th CPA Conference for Small Countries – Trinidad and Tobago, 1999 

Affiliations: Member, Rotary Club of Tortola, British Virgin Islands 

Interests/ Recreation: Reading, Squash and Tennis