Transport, Works and Housing Minister Dr Omar Davies is the Member of Parliament for the constituency of St Andrew Southern. Here are some more facts about him:
- He was born on May 28, 1947 in Four Paths, Clarendon.
- A graduate of the University of the West Indies and Northwestern University in the United States, he received a doctorate in Economics.
- Davies served as a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies from 1981 to 1989.
- During the 1980’s he was a weekly columnist for the Jamaica Daily News and was also a news analyst on Radio Jamaica. He was awarded the Archie Lindo Prize for Public Service in 1985, by the Press Association of Jamaica.
- He served as the nation’s Minister of Finance from 1993 to 2007.
- Davies is married with three children.