Grantley Stephenson served in the dual capacity of Executive Chairman and CEO of Kingston Wharves between 2004–2009 and 2011–2013. Following this, he transitioned to the position of CEO, until January 5, 2020 when he was appointed Deputy Chairman.
Mr. Stephenson was conferred with the Order of Distinction by the Government of Jamaica in 2007 and an Honorary Doctor of Science in Port Management by the Caribbean Maritime University in 2017.
He received the 2015 Manager of the Year Award from the Jamaica Institute of Management and was ranked the No. 1 CEO among all companies trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange by Businessuite Magazine in 2010. He is also a fellow of the Jamaica Institute of Management.
A past president of the Caribbean Shipping Association and the Shipping Association of Jamaica, he currently sits on the board of the Jamaica Producers Group, Security Administrators Limited, Shipping Association of Jamaica, Assessment Recoveries Limited, Ports Management and Security Limited, ADVANTUM, and Shortwood Teachers College as Chairman of the Board of Managers.
He has held the position of Dean of the Consular Corps of Jamaica, and from 2013 to 2020 served as Honorary Consul General for the Kingdom of Norway.