Founding shareholder and director, Dehring Bunting & Golding Limited, investment bankers, unit trust managers, stockbrokers and financial advisers (resigned 2007). Chairman, Mona Rehabilitation Foundation. Former Director, GraceKennedy Limited and Jamaica International Insurance Company Limited (Resigned in 2012 upon being appointed to Cabinet to serve as Minister of Justice). Served as Representative of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica before the Joint Select Committee of the Houses of Parliament and the Select Committee of the Jamaican Senate in considering the New Companies Act for Jamaica. Appointed by Minister of Finance and Planning to serve as a member of the Task Force to establish the Financial Services Commission, regulator of non-deposit taking financial services institutions. Served on Jamaica's central bank's task force which reviewed the legislation governing the operations of the central bank. Appointed a member of the Jamaican Senate in September 2007. Founding shareholder and director, Proven Management Limited, investment managers for Proven Investments Limited (an investment company) (Resigned in 2012 on being appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Justice). Re-appointed as a member of the Jamaican Senate and appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Justice in January 2012.