National Utilities Regulatory Commission, St. Lucia
Chief Executive Officer
Mrs. Allison A. Jean joined the NURC as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on January 3, 2019 having served as Permanent Secretary in the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations and Permanent Secretary in the Department of Infrastructure, Ports & Energy for about seven (7) years. She worked with the Government of Saint Lucia for over thirty (30) years. Mrs. Jean also held the position of Executive Director of the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) from 2013 to 2015.
In her capacity as Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Jean worked closely with the local utility companies, LUCELEC and WASCO and other stakeholders in the Energy and Water Sectors. She represented the Government of Saint Lucia at several regional and international meetings on Electricity/Energy and Water issues. This exposure, together with her passionate work ethic, has broadened her knowledge of the Energy and Water Sectors. She also served as a member of the Regional Energy Committee of the Eastern Caribbean Energy Regulatory Agency (ECERA). Mrs. Jean is a graduate of the University of the West Indies where she attained a Bachelors Degree (Hons) in Management, and an MBA (Human Resource Management) with distinction. She is also a Project Management Professional and was extensively trained in Strategic Management, Negotiating Skills, Public Private Partnership and Change Management.