Cayman Islands Government
Minister for Tourism and Ports
Hon. Kenneth Vernon Bryan was first elected to the Legislative Assembly (now Parliament) in 2017, when he ran as an independent candidate in George Town Central and has proudly represented that constituency since then.
Mr Bryan, was a key negotiator in the development of the current independent PACT Government in the Cayman Islands. In September 2022, Minister Bryan assumed the Chairmanship of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) Council of Ministers and Commissioners of Tourism, for the period 2022-2024. He is a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and Cayman Islands Youth Parliament Committee.
Prior to being an elected representative, Mr. Bryan was formerly the Political Assistant to the Premier of the Cayman Islands from 2013-2015. He is also well known for his time as reporter with the local television station, Cayman 27, and is the founder of the 2013 “Grasp Your Future” voting registration drive which focused on getting young people registered to vote.
Minister Bryan has a degree in Business Administration from the University College of the Cayman Islands. He is also certified as a Backpack Journalist by the Poynter Institute of Media in Tampa and has experience as a civil servant, having entered the workforce at a young age as a Fire Officer in 1997.
Minister Bryan is a committed family man and is married with two daughters.