Educated in public auditing and finance, Lemuel retired in 1995, after 26 years of public service, as Chief Secretary (and Deputy Governor), one of the highest posts in the Cayman Islands Civil Service.
In 1997, upon the retirement of Sir Vassel Johnson, CBE, JP., Lemuel was named Managing Director of Montpelier Properties (Cayman) Limited and holds several Directorships within this group. He has an extensive record of service on many boards and commissions in the public as well as the private sector and has twice been honoured by Her Majesty the Queen. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University College of the Cayman Islands in 2012. His memoirs, “A Life that Counts”, were published in 2016.