Cheryl Lewis

Office of Utilities Regulation, Jamaica
Deputy Director-General, Legal and Consumer & Public Affairs

Ms. Cheryl Lewis is a practising Attorney-at-law and a British Chevening scholar. She holds the position of Deputy Director-General at the Office of Utilities Regulation, Jamaica (OUR), with responsibility for Legal and Consumer & Public Affairs.

With over 20 years of energy-related experience, she does extensive work and provides strategic advice to the OUR on legislative and regulatory matters including electricity projects, and consumer-related issues. She played an integral part in the introduction and establishment of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the Jamaican electricity sector and the development of the associated infrastructure. She has also done considerable work regarding the expansion of renewable projects in Jamaica.

Prior to joining the OUR, she worked in the Attorney General’s Chambers, Jamaica where she held directorship posts, including Director of Commercial Affairs, advised Government officials & policymakers on electricity, privatizations, commercial and financial matters, and litigated matters in the telecommunications and electricity sectors.

She holds a Masters in International Business Law (Distinction) from the University of Manchester, England, Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the West Indies (Upper Second Class), Cavehill, Barbados.