House Speaker of The Bahamas House of Assembly
The Hon. Halston Moultrie was elected Speaker of the House of Assembly by his fellow governing members in Parliament on May 24th, 2017, following the May 10 General Election in which the Free National Movement (FNM) triumphed over the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) in a landslide victory. Mr. Moultrie was born October 18, 1952, in Matthew Town to Jeffrey and Naomi Moultrie.
He received his early education at Inagua All Age School and Government High School. Moultrie later obtained a Certificate of Cinematography from the Meteorological Office College, Shinfield Park the United Kingdom 1978. He also obtained an Associate of Arts Degree in Computer Science from the College of The Bahamas in 1989, a Bachelor of Law LLB from the University of Wolverhampton, the United Kingdom in 2006. and a certificate of Legal Education from the Eugene Dupuch Law School in 2009.
Mr. Moultrie served as the Chief Meteorologist from 1970 to 1991 and later as a consultant to Tamarind International. He later joined Obie Ferguson & Co/ Trade Union Congress as a law student and Labour Consultant. He served as a Legal Executive with Sturrup, Thompson & Associates before forming his own firm Life Chambers in 2010.
Mr. Moultrie continues an amicable relationship with both the National Congress of Trade Union (NCTU) and with the Trade Union Congress (TUC) as a consultant. Mr. Moultrie worships at Overcoming Power Ministries International and married to the former Kim Elexis Smith and the couple has one son, Herschel.