Career Profile

Alphonso Grennell: Defensive and Security Driving Instructor

Mr. Alphonso Grennell has been the managing director of Grennell’s Driver Safety Training & Services (Grennell’s Driving School) since June 1, 1999.

He holds certification in Forklift Instruction from the NSC (2012), Security Driving Instruction from BSR (2010), West Virginia, USA (2005) and Defensive Driving (Trainer of Trainers) from Safety Systems & Services Ltd, Trinidad and Tobago (2004) and Defensive Driving Instructor from Safety Systems & Services Ltd, Trinidad and Tobago (1998). He holds a certificate in Public Speaking and Presentation Skills for Managers from Management Institute for National Development (2003). He has a Diploma in Automotive Service Management from Jamaica-German Automotive School (1997).

Mr. Alphonso Grennell has prepared and conducted defensive driving course for several companies, for example: JAMALCO Ltd, IGL Ltd, Ministry of Health, PETROJAM, Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd, Urban Development Corporation, National Water Commission, Aluminum Partners of Jamaica (ALPART), Carreras Groups, University of the West Indies and many others. He conducted driver assessment for many organizations, such as: National Safety Ltd, National Commercial Bank, Ex-O-Pest, Sanitary Removal, Appliance Traders Ltd, and Caribbean Brakes Products Ltd.

Mr. Grennell has appeared on television and radio stations as a Defensive Driving expert to give vital and relevant information on how defensive driving can help to prevent traffic crashes that result in damages, injuries and even fatalities. He has written and has submitted road and traffic safety articles to The Gleaner and the Jamaica Gasoline Retailer Association Magazine.

Previous positions held by Mr. Grennell include those of Executive Training Officer at Cable & Wireless Jamaica; and Motor Vehicle Repair Supervisor, Cable & Wireless Jamaica.