Cabinet appoints UWI professor to head Generation Procurement Entity

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has announced Cabinet’s recent appointment of seven members to serve on the Generation Procurement Entity (GPE), which was established in The Electricity Act, 2015.

A release from OPM this afternoon stated that the entity will be headed by Professor Alvin Wint, Emeritus Professor of International Business, UWI, as Chairman.

The other members are: Helene Davis White, President of the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions; Dr Wayne Henry, Director General, Planning Institute of Jamaica; William Mahfood, Chairman, Wisynco Group; Paul B Scott, President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica; Rosemarie Pilliner, Executive Vice President, Scotia Group and the Director of Electricity Generation Procurement, Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology (MSET).

The GPE, which reports to Cabinet, has responsibility for managing the replacement of existing electricity generation capacity and the procurement of new capacity. Read more

Source: Jamaica Observer