The One Bermuda Alliance is pleased to announce Dwayne Robinson as the adopted candidate for Constituency 30, Southampton East Central. Mr Robinson grew up in Albert Row, Dockyard and attended Sandy’s Secondary Middle School before attending CedarBridge Academy.
Mr Robinson subsequently earned his General Education Certificate (GED). Committed to giving back to the community, he has volunteered at the SPCA, Big Brother’s Big Sister of Bermuda, Raleigh International, and the Family Learning Centre.
Drafted into the Bermuda Regiment in 2013, the married father of one served for five years, working his way up to the rank of Corporal. Mr Robinson also served as an instructor and section commander.
A creative, he is the co-founder of It’s That Type of Party—a political/social commentary content creating platform, and the co-founder of Neo Apex Productions. Mr also completed a brief stint co-hosting a show on Bermuda College Radio during the Class Clowns segment.
These ventures yielded opportunities for Mr Robinson to work with a number of creatives over the years, producing short films, music videos, photoshoots, YouTube videos, adverts, and other content.
His team created a film called Confessions: The Power of Birth which won the Bermuda Society of Arts competition and was shown at BIFF in 2015.
Currently, Mr Robinson is the co-host of the weekly political radio talk show, Motion to Adjourn, on Power 95FM with PLP MP Chris Famous.
Instead of simply talking about problems affecting Bermudians, Mr Robinson took the decision to enter politics and joined the One Bermuda Alliance. He was appointed Senator in November 2018, by then Opposition Leader, Craig Cannonier, JP, MP.
He was elected as a Deputy co-chair of the One Bermuda Alliance in 2022 and is the adopted candidate for constituency 30, Southampton East Central.
Mr Robinson is currently employed by Conyers Dill & Pearman as an Immigration Specialist.
The One Bermuda Alliance is pleased to announce Douglas S. J. De Couto Ph.D., J.P. as the adopted candidate for constituency 25, Warwick North East.
Born in Bermuda, Douglas has 18 years of experience in the reinsurance, insurance, and investments sector in Bermuda, primarily in risk management and underwriting analytics.
During his career he has innovated many new approaches to using technology to manage risk. Douglas earned his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he created some of the first wireless mesh networking technology. He also holds a certificate in Financial Engineering from the MIT Sloan School of Business.
In university, Douglas participated in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters programme, and served on the MIT Campus Committee on Race Relations.
Douglas has served on the board of the National Museum of Bermuda (NMB) since 2006, and as its Chairman since 2021. He has a keen interest in Bermuda history and culture, which he explores by researching historical documents and data. He is especially proud of the Museum’s work to become a place where everyone in Bermuda can find their story.
Douglas is an avid sailor, and has competed extensively locally and internationally, including in the traditional Bermuda Fitted Dinghies. In university he was a member and captain of the MIT Varsity Sailing team.
Douglas’s activity in Bermuda includes his time with the Bermuda Regiment (now Royal Bermuda Regiment), where he served as Lance Corporal. He maintains a keen interest in the success and wellbeing of the RBR and its soldiers.
Douglas is married to Rebecca, and they have two sons in middle school and a daughter in university. The best part of every day is spending time with his family and being together on the water whenever possible.
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