- Director of Energy Production
Eddinton Powell is the President and Chief Executive Officer of FortisTCI Limited and Turks and Caicos Utilities Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of FortisTCI) and has served in the role since 2007. Before his appointment to CEO in the Turks and Caicos Islands, he spent 25 years with Caribbean Utilities Company Ltd (C.U.C), FortisTCI’s sister utility company in the Cayman Islands, with the last four years as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Powell holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the International College of the Cayman Islands, and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the Friedt School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Nova Southeastern University.
He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of CARILEC, an association of energy solution providers and other stakeholders operating in the electricity industry in the Caribbean. He is also a director on the board of Belize Electric Company Limited (BECOL) and Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. Mr. Powell also holds an appointment as Justice of the Peace in the Cayman Islands. He previously served as Chairman of the Cayman Islands Development Bank.
A visionary leader in the utility industry in the Turks and Caicos Islands and throughout the Caribbean, Mr. Powell was recognized as the recipient of the Energy Leadership MVP Award by the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) in October 2019.