Castries, January 29, 2021 – St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gilroy Pultie to the position of Chief Engineer.
Mr. Pultie holds an MBA with specialization in Finance (with distinction) from Heriot-Watt University, a Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance (ACCA) and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of the West Indies (with distinction).
He is certified in leadership development, strategy development and implementation, project management, utility regulation, fuel price hedging and business continuity. These are expected to serve him well in his new post and as a member of the company’s Executive Management Team.
Since joining the company in 1993, Mr. Pultie has served in various management positions. In 2003, he was appointed to lead LUCELEC’s largest department – Transmission & Distribution. From September 2015 to January 2019 he was the company’s Business Support Manager where he led the company’s efforts in cost optimization and business process re-engineering, gaining a deeper understanding of all LUCELEC’s operations and how each department contributes to the achievement of the company’s strategic goals.
Immediately prior to his appointment as Chief Engineer, he was seconded to Nevis Electricity Company (NEVLEC) as General Manager from September 2019 to August 2020.
Of his new position, he says “I am always looking for opportunities to grow, and I’m looking forward to continue contributing to shaping LUCELEC’s future, in a different role and at a higher level.”
Mr. Pultie officially took up his duties on November 3, 2020 and replaces Mr. Goodwin d’Auvergne who retired from LUCELEC in November 2020, having served for 29 years.