Mr. Michael McNaughton is the Managing Director of Amber Group Limited, a global information technology company headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica. He also serves as director of all Amber Group subsidiaries.
Michael spent 15 years with Caribbean conglomerate GraceKennedy having joined their executive team in 2003 as the Manager of Bill Express and served as Group Vice President of Business Development of the GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS) Division from 2011 through 2018.
At GraceKennedy Mr. McNaughton held responsibility for innovation and the development of new products and expansion of the money services division of GraceKennedy Limited into new markets.
Mr. McNaughton gained his early experience as a stockbroker and investment consultant in Jamaica after having worked as a banker in his formative years. He has complemented his formal working activities as an entrepreneur having worked as an investment and real estate consultant in Jamaica and Toronto, Canada.
As an independent consultant Michael has consulted with National Commercial Bank, Finsac Limited, Beal Bank, Ocwen Financial Corporation through Dennis Joslin & Co and many other corporate entities here and abroad. Michael was instrumental in the formation, growth and sale of Jamaica Online Information Services Limited (JOL), one of Jamaica’s first commercial Internet service providers.
Mr. McNaughton complements his busy schedule by giving back to the community in Spanish Town where he spent his formative years. He is an active member of the Spanish Town Rotary Club having served as both Director and President and as District Secretary of District 7020 of Rotary International. He is an active member of the St Jago Past Students’ Association having served as Treasurer and President and today serves as member of the St. Jago High School Board of Trustees in the capacity of Vice Chairman.
Michael continues to contribute to Corporate Jamaica and serves as an independent director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange while sitting on the boards of a number of corporate entities here in Jamaica.He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies and an MBA (Finance) from Manchester Business School (UK).
Michael lists his hobbies as art collecting, photography, and travelling.