News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Government of Bermuda London Office is pleased to recognise Mr Frankco Harris and Ms Jessica Sharpe who have recently completed their internship placement in London.

Both were successful applicants in the previous Internship Program and demonstrated a passion for public service and Bermuda’s engagement in international affairs.

Kimberley Durrant, Director and UK Representative said: “We are extremely proud of both Jessica and Frankco. Their ambition and focus to Bermuda’s public sector shined as they represented Bermuda proudly in engagements across Westminster and Brussels. They are truly the future of our country, and we are honoured that they are part of the London Office’s Internship Program as part of their career journey.”

Premier David Burt said: “This Government has been steadfast in its commitment to providing opportunities for our young people. Whether here at home or abroad, we have led the way in developing and training our young people so that they can succeed in any area or industry. This is evidenced by our Summer Employment Programme, our Fintech training opportunities, the Government’s Leadership Development Programme, the Department of Workforce Development’s Graduate Trainee Programme, and our Public Service Bursary Award Programme just to name a few. Just like the London Office Internship, each of these training initiatives are aimed at creating capacity in the Public Service developing well-trained candidates for employment in Bermuda’s workforce.”

The Premier continued: “The Bermuda Government’s London Office offers a wealth of access and opportunity, and we were extremely fortunate to have the calibre of Frankco Harris and Jessica Sharpe as part of the London Office team. Having engaged in such aspects of consular and Overseas Territory Government matters, UK Parliamentary proceedings, and European Union processes, these two bright and talented Bermudians are now equipped for the next phase of their career.

“I had the pleasure of working with them when I visited the London Office over the last year, and was extremely impressed with their level of knowledge, enthusiasm and professionalism. I want to thank the Director, Kimberley Durrant for the guidance she provided to Frankco and Jessica.”

Frankco Harris is moving on to study a Dphil / PHD at the University of Oxford in Criminology, specialising in Gang Violence, and Jessica Sharpe is going on to pursue her Masters in Public Policy at the University of Edinburgh.

As a reminder, the London Office is currently seeking new Interns for the Office. Interested Bermudians are encouraged to register for the 2023 /2024 internship via The application deadline is 7.00 pm Tuesday August 2nd, 2023. To learn more about the Bermuda Government London Office visit