Rear Admiral Brady has 34 years of military experience, having served at the highest capacity as Chief of Staff of the Jamaica Defence Force. He was awarded a post-graduate degree in Maritime Management from Dalhousie University, Canada, and has received several accolades including the Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Commander of the Order of Distinction, and the Legion of Merit (Commander, USA). Rear Admiral Brady has served as guest lecturer in Maritime Safety Administration and Maritime Security at the World Maritime University (WMU), Dalhousie University, Canada, and was recently appointed to the Board of Governors of the World Maritime University. In 2006, Admiral Brady was appointed Chairman of the National Hydrographic Committee and Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco. He currently holds the position of Director General at the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) and is Chairman of the UN specialized agency’s International Maritime Organization’s body for global ‘Standards of Training and Certification’ for merchant marine officers, including masters and chief engineers.