Michel Gantois

Jamaica Public Service Company
President and CEO

Michel Gantois was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), effective May 31, 2020. He has extensive international experience in energy and finance, leading companies to expand their assets and revenue, implement commercial and regulatory strategies, build partnerships and optimize their existing operations.

Until this year he was leading the development of a hydrogen business unit for a listed mining company in Australia. Previously he worked a decade for ENGIE, an international energy company. He was a CEO for Australia, Peru and Pakistan; and a CFO for ENGIE in Asia and Director of Finance for ENGIE North America. Prior to joining ENGIE, he was Vice President for Kelson Energy, a US private power company.

Michel started his career working with Nobel Peace Prize winning humanitarian organisation, Doctors Without Borders, as a Director of Finance and Logistics. He has an MBA from Leuven University in Belgium, and is fluent in English, French, Dutch, Spanish. In his free time, he enjoys adventure sports such as hiking, mountaineering, rock climbing and horse riding.