Yasmin Chong

Position: 
Member

Ms. Chong has been a practicing and experienced business development and utilities regulation practitioner for over fifteen (15) years and has served as a member of the Consumer Advisory Committee on Utilities (CACU) from its inception in 2000 and as Chairman since January 2004. 

Through her association with the O.U.R. and utilities regulation, Ms. Chong has sought to place the CACU at the forefront of consumer advocacy activities in Jamaica and under her direction the Committee has become an integral part of the utilities regulation landscape. Recent transformation within Jamaica’s energy sector led to her appointment on 2016 January 11, as a Member of the Office at the OUR. She is also a member of the Consumer Protection Tribunal (established in 2013) at the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC).

In her current capacity as Trade Commissioner/Senior Business Development Officer with the Government of Canada, Miss Chong has successfully delivered several infrastructure projects and business contracts with Canadian businesses in the energy, transportation, services and education sectors and has developed specialization skills in the international business practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

She is a graduate of Florida International University (FIU) and the University of Florida (UF) with Bachelor and Master's Degrees in International Relations (minor in Economics) and Public Administration respectively. She has also completed professional certificate courses in political studies, business development and communication.  

Ms. Chong is a Rotarian, a practicing Roman Catholic and a proud alumna of the Immaculate Conception High School (ICHS).