Paul Davis


Progressive Conservative

Acting Minister Responsible for the Status of Women


Phone: (709) 729-6670
Fax: (709) 729-6244

Main Office

5th Floor, West Block
Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL
A1B 4J6


Paul Davis joined the RNC in 1985 after graduating from Holland College. In 1987, he transferred to the Corner Brook Division where he served the citizens of western Newfoundland for a five year period until being re-assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division based at RNC Headquarters in St. John's. During his service there, he received several assignments including Property Crimes, Major Crimes and the Child Abuse Sexual Assault Units. Paul also enjoyed serving the public in assignments with the Mount Pearl Community Policing Unit, West District Patrol Services and most recently as the RNC Media Relations Officer.

Paul has always been an active community member. He has served on a variety of local, regional and national boards and executives. Paul served nine years as a Conception Bay South Town Councillor being elected in 2001, 2005 and 2009. He was twice chosen as Deputy Mayor by his council colleagues and chaired the Finance and Administration Committees.

Some of Paul's career highlights include being named the Crime Stoppers Police Officer of the Year and the Conception Bay South Citizen of the Year. He is a recipient of the Canada 125 Medal, Queen's Jubilee Medal and Police Exemplary Service Medal. In 2005, Paul was elected to the RNC Association Executive and remained an active member until his retirement in 2010.

Paul Davis was elected as the Member of the House of Assembly for the District of Topsail in a by-election on March 16, 2010.

He was re-elected to the House of Assembly as the Member for Topsail on October 11, 2011. On October 28, 2011, Paul was appointed Minister of Service Newfoundland and Labrador and Minister Responsible for the Government Purchasing Agency, Office of the Chief Information Officer, and the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission.

On October 19, 2012 Mr. Davis was appointed Minister of Transportation and Works, and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation.

On October 9, 2013, Paul was appointed as Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services.

Mr. Davis was sworn in as the 12th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador on September 26, 2014.

Paul resides in the Topsail District with his wife and son.