About the Minister


About Hon. Elsworth N. Johnson

Hon. Elsworth N. Johnson

The Hon. Elsworth N. Johnson is a proud descendant of Douds, New Bight, Cat Island, in The Bahamas. He was elected to the House of Assembly on 10th May, 2017 and appointed by the Prime Minister to serve in the Cabinet of The Bahamas as Minister of State for Legal Affairs in the Office of the Attorney General from May 2017 a post he held until 30th June, 2019. On 1st July, 2019, he assumed the post of Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration.

Minister Johnson is a 1995 graduate of the College of The Bahamas, where he attained an Associates of Arts Degree in Law and Criminal Justice. In 1997, he enrolled in the University of the West Indies, and successfully completed his Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honors. In 2003 Minister Johnson obtained his Legal Education Certificate from the Eugene Dupuch Law School and was called to The Bahamas Bar. In 2010 he attained a Master’s Degree in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of The West Indies.

Minister Johnson is very involved in nation building. He is a past President of The Bahamas Bar Association and former Principal Partner in the law firm of Johnson & Associates. He is also a member of the International Bar Association; Amnesty International and the Rotary Club of Nassau Sun Rise.

Mr. Johnson is a member of St. Ambrose Anglican Church.

Mr. Johnson is married to Mrs. Cathy-Ann Cromarty-Johnson. He is the father of three daughters – Kristen, Meghan and Arianna.