A Chartered Accountant by profession and completed the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Accounting, in 1987 and 1989 respectively, at the University of the West Indies, and the Certified Public Accountant exams in 1990 in California, USA.
He attended Jamaica College and was a member of the Jamaica College Board and Foundation from 2005 to 2012. He served as CEO of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica during the period 2012 to January 2018.
Dennis Chung is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Supreme Ventures Services Limited and holds the following positions:
- Director at Petrojam
- Director at the Jamaica Football Federation
- Director at Wigton Windfarms Limited
- Justice of the Peace, for the parish of St. Andrew
- Chairman of National Solid Waste Management Authority
- Chairman of GK Capital Management Limited
He is also a Past President and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica and Past Director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean and has also served on numerous public and private sector Boards, including the Bank of Jamaica, and more recently the Pension Industries Association of Jamaica and Chairman of National Integrity Action.
Has written a weekly column in the Financial Gleaner and the Jamaica Observer, on economic and financial matters, since 2003 and contributes commentary to both the print and electronic media. He has done numerous presentations, in Jamaica and within the Caribbean region.
He has authored two books, (1) Charting Jamaica’s Economic and Social Development – A much needed paradigm shift; and (2) Achieving Life’s Equilibrium – balancing health, wealth, and happiness for optimal living. He also co-hosts with Kalilah Reynolds a TV programme, On Point, which discusses current business and national issues.
Dennis is an avid recreational cyclist.