Rear Admiral Peter Brady

Director-General
Maritime Authority of Jamaica

Rear Admiral (Rt’d) Peter Brady is the Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica.

He served as Chief of Defence Staff in the Jamaica Defence Force (1990-1998), is a graduate of the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich London, and has a graduate degree in Marine Management from Dalhousie University, Canada. In December 2003, he was elected as Chairman of Committee 1 of the 23rd IMO Assembly, chaired the IMO’s STW Sub-Committee for 10 terms and in June 2010 presided over the Diplomatic Conference in Manila, where the amendments to the STCW Convention was adopted.

He was a visiting lecturer at the World Maritime University (WMU), has been a serving member of its Board of Governors since 2007, elected as its Vice Chair in 2015 and was the first non-Chancellor to chair the annual BOG meeting of the University in May 2016. He lectured at his alma mater, Dalhousie University, Canada on Maritime Security and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code. He was also instrumental in the introduction, training and implementation of the ISPS Code in Jamaica, which came into force on July 1, 2004. He chairs the National Hydrographic Committee (Jamaica), is Honorary Consul for the Principality of Monaco, an Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute and is the 2015 SEATRADE recipient of the IMO themed Award for Maritime Education and Training. In February 2018 he was appointed to the Police Services Commission of Jamaica.

During his military career he was the recipient of the Commander of Distinction (CD, Jamaica; Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (UK and Commonwealth); Legion of Merit (Commander USA); Medal of Honour for Meritorious Service (Jamaica Military).