Noel daCosta, C.D.

Position: 
Vice Chairman

Mr. Noel daCosta has served on numerous boards in the private and public sectors and has been at the helm of several local and international organisations. These include Petrojam Ltd, the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, the Jamaica Institution of Engineers, the Jamaica Debates Commission, the Master Brewers Association of the Americas, and the Caribbean Council of United Way Worldwide.

He is a consultant who has over fifteen years’ experience in Corporate Relations and over three decades in technical and engineering leadership. He has worked in the beverage industry for many years, in positions such as: Corporate Relations Director (Central America and Caribbean) for Diageo PLC as well as Engineering Manager, Brewmaster and Technical Director for the Red Stripe Brewery. He is a founding partner in the engineering firm, Jentech Consultants Ltd.

Mr. daCosta has postgraduate degrees in Engineering, Business Administration and Insurance, and is a Fellow of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers, as well as the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK).

In 2012 he was awarded the Jamaican National honour of Commander of the Order of Distinction for his contribution to engineering and manufacturing.