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Board of Directors of LUCELEC

STEPHEN Mc NAMARA

Stephen McNamara CBE
Chairman

Stephen McNamara was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn, and in Saint Lucia in 1972. He is the senior partner of McNamara & Company, LUCELEC’s external legal advisors. Mr. McNamara was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours for public service and services to the legal profession. Also in 2015 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of the West Indies for his outstanding achievements and contribution to the region in the areas of business, sport and general philanthropy for more than forty years.

Mr. McNamara was appointed to the Board of Directors of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited on October 27, 2005, representing minority shareholders and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors on January 1, 2015. Mr. McNamara is also Chairman of the Board’s Governance Committee and a member of the Human Resource Committee. 

Trevor Louisy

Trevor M. Louisy, Acc. Dir.
Managing Director

Mr. Louisy was appointed to the Board of Directors of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited on January 1, 2004 and is the Managing Director of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited. He holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering and is a member of the Board’s Human Resource and Strategic Planning and Investments Committees. 

Leslie Prospere

Leslie Prospere

Mr. Leslie Prospere was appointed to the Board of Directors on September 9, 2016 by the Castries Constituencies Council (CCC). Mr. Prospere is an Attorney at Law by profession with almost fifteen (15) years’ experience, holding an LLB (Hons.) degree from the University of London. He is a Partner with the law firm of Gordon & Gordon Co., and is a member of the Governance Committee. 

Sharon Christopher

Ms. Sharon Christopher, Acc. Dir.

Ms. Sharon Christopher, the CEO of Sharon Christopher and Associates, is a leadership development coach and a motivational speaker. Ms. Christopher was appointed to the Board by Emera (St. Lucia) Limited on May 13, 2016. Ms. Christopher holds an LLB (Upper Second Class Honours), a Legal Education certificate (LEC) and an LLM in Corporate Law. She is the Chairman of the Board’s Human Resource Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. 

John Joseph

John Joseph

Mr. Joseph is a consultant and regional associate consultant with Water and Waste Water Solutions of Canada (WWWS) specializing in the utilities sector. He has an MBA (Corporate Finance) from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BSc degree in Economics (Upper Second Class Honours) from the University of the West Indies as well as over thirty (30) years’ experience in the utilities sector. Mr. Joseph was appointed to the Board of Directors in January 2016 where he represents minority shareholders. Mr. Joseph is the Chairman of the Strategic Planning & Investments Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

ROGER BLACKMAN

Roger Blackman

Mr. Roger Blackman was appointed to the Board on March 19, 2016 by Emera (St. Lucia) Limited. Mr. Blackman is a member of the Strategic Planning & Investments and Audit Committees. Mr. Blackman is a Mechanical Engineer by profession and holds a BSc in Engineering degree from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus and an MBA from Durham University, UK. He is also the Managing Director of Barbados Light & Power Company Limited.

Matthew Lincoln

Matthew Lincoln Mathurin, Acc. Dir.

Mr. Mathurin is the Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Corporation and was appointed to the Board of Directors of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited by that organisation on August 29, 2007. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and holds an MBA with Distinction (with Specialism in Finance) from the Edinburgh Business School of Herriott Watt University. Mr. Mathurin is a member of the Board’s Audit Committee and Strategic Planning and Investments Committees. 

Charles Serieux

Charles Serieux

Mr. Charles Serieux was appointed to the Board of Directors on December 2, 2016 representing minority shareholders. Mr. Serieux is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean. He has been the Managing Director of Ultramart Inc. chain of supermarkets since 2003. 

Carole Eleuthere-Jn Marie

Mrs. Carole Eleuthere-Jn Marie

Mrs. Carole Eleuthere-Jn Marie was appointed to the Board of Directors of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited on January 26, 2015 by First Citizens Bank Limited. She holds a BSc (Hons.) degree in Accounting from the University of the West Indies, is a Chartered Accountant by profession and from 1992 a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saint Lucia. Mrs. Jn. Marie is currently the Acting Chief Executive Officer of First Citizen Bank (Barbados) Limited. Mrs Jn. Marie is the Chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee and a member of the Human Resource Committee. 

Nicholas John

Nicholas John

Mr. Nicholas John was appointed to the Board of Directors on August 23, 2016 by the Government of Saint Lucia (GOSL). Mr. John is an Attorney at Law by profession with almost forty (40) years’ experience, holding an LLB (Hons.) degree from the London School of Economics. He is the principal with the law firm of Nicholas John & Co., and the Managing Director of the Hewanorra Fiduciary Services Group. Mr. John is a member of the Strategic Planning & Investments Committees. 

Karen Darbasie

 

Karen Darbasie

Ms. Karen Darbasie was appointed to the Board on May 13, 2016 by First Citizens Bank Limited. Ms Darbasie is the Group Chief Executive Officer at First Citizens Bank. She holds a BSc (Hons.) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of the West Indies, an MSc with distinction in Telecommunications and Information Systems from University of Essex, England and an MBA with distinction from University of Warwick, England. Ms. Darbasie is a member of the Strategic Planning & Investments and Governance Committees.