David Burt graduated from Florida Air Academy in Melbourne, Florida in 1996. He then attended The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., earning his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a double major in Finance and Information Systems in 2001. He was awarded The George Washington University Presidential Administrative Fellowship and received his Master of Science in Information Systems Development in 2003.
In 2004, David started GMD Consulting Limited, an IT and small business consulting firm, serving as President until 2016, when he resigned upon being appointed Leader of the Opposition.
He has served on the Tourism Board, National Training Board, as a Director of the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, and as a Director of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation.
David was appointed to the Senate in 2010 and has represented Pembroke West Central in the House of Assembly since December 2012. He has led the Progressive Labour Party since 2016 and has been the Premier of Bermuda since 2017.
He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the Western Stars Sports Club, and the Devonshire Recreation Club.
David is the son of Gerald and Merlin. He and his wife Kristin have two children, Nia and Edward.