Joseph Taffe joined GraceKennedy in 1989. In September 2005, Mr. Taffe was appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the financial services division of GraceKennedy and after a four-month transition period, assumed the full post of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
With the streamlining of the divisions within the GraceKennedy Group, Mr. Taffe assumed the role of Deputy CEO, GK Investments, on December 1, 2006.
Mr. Taffe received a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies; is a chartered accountant, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica and the Association of Chartered Accountants, UK.