Miss Dionne Nugent, a registered Professional Engineer, currently holds the position of
Director – Business Development (PMO) in the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS)
In her over 25 years with JPS, Dionne has had several engineering leadership roles in various
capacities including Head of Engineering and Head of Generation Special Projects. In her
tenure she has held leadership roles in the introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to
JPS’ Generation Fleet, the negotiation of over 300MW of power purchase agreements for
several renewable/thermal energy projects and the development of technical policies for the
integration of Renewable Generation to the Transmission and Distribution grid.
In November 2017 she was appointed a Director in the newly formed Business Development
division, where she currently leads a cross-functional team in the development of ‘distributed
generation’ solutions including Combined Heat and Power solutions, Utility Scale and
Customer Sited Renewables projects and Energy Efficiency services. The development of
Electric Vehicle infrastructure (e.g. utility owned charging stations) is the most recent addition
to the suite of initiatives under her leadership.
Dionne possesses a Masters Degrees in Electric Power Systems (University of Bath, UK) and
Engineering Management (University of the West Indies) and gained her BSc in Electrical
Engineering from the University of West Indies, St. Augustine.