Jamaica Public Service Company appoints Emanuel DaRosa as President and CEO
Majority Shareholders of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) have announced the appointment of Mr. Emanuel DaRosa as President and CEO, effective August 1, 2017 replacing Ms. Kelly Tomblin.
For the last six years, Mr. DaRosa has served as the CEO of the Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) where he led the organization to becoming an industry leader within Canada.
NTPC owns and operates 27 isolated grid systems utilizing diesel, hydro, liquified natural gas, wind and solar in one of the world’s harshest climates. Concurrently he sat on the Board of Directors of district heating firm, Aadrii Corporation for 5 years.
Emanuel has 26 years of electrical utility experience working in the areas of distribution, transmission and generation and previously held the positions of Vice President of Operations & Engineering, T&D Asset & Investment Manager, Design Supervisor, Distribution Engineer, Plant Engineer and Transmission System Designer with Thunder Bay Hydro, Brookfield Renewable Power and Ontario Hydro.
With a professional engineering license in Canada and an Executive Masters in Business Administration, along with certifications in Balanced Scorecards, Emanuel describes himself as a lifelong learner.
Emanuel was born on the Island of Sao Miguel in the Azores, Portugal and migrated to Canada at the age of three with his working class family. BM