Douglas Orane is well known in business circles within and outside of Jamaica. Best known for his tenure of leadership at Jamaican conglomerate, GraceKennedy Ltd, which he joined in 1981, until his retirement as CEO in 2011, Orane has also been President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica and an Independent Senator in the Jamaican Senate, a position which he held for four and a half years. An engineer by training, and a graduate of the Harvard Business School, Douglas Orane possesses an active social conscience and leverages his position as a leader of industry to highlight the possibilities in Jamaican society. The Business of Nation Building: Excerpts from the Selected Speeches of Douglas Orane (Ian Randle Publishers), resonates loud and clear with messages from Orane’s speeches dating as far back as 1983 Spanning 30 years and 17 topics, this collection of the salient excerpts of Orane’s most poignant speeches is a must-read. Continuing his philanthropic example beyond the boardroom, Douglas Orane demonstrates his overwhelming love for Jamaica and its people with the gift of this book which will leave the reader optimistic for a brighter future for all.