J-Paul Morgan – CTEC2018

J-Paul Morgan

J-Paul Morgan

J-Paul Morgan

CEO of the Utility Regulation and Competition Office of the Cayman Islands (OfReg)

Mr. Morgan is a senior regulatory professional with over 20 years in utility and telecommunications regulation; 24 years as Senior Manager and practicing professional engineer at the senior management levels in electric and water utility management and operations. He served as a founding Deputy Director General for two three years terms before being appointed as Director General. Mr Morgan was a key member of the consulting team engaged by the Government of Jamaica to “start up” the Office of Utilities regulation.

He currently serves as a non-executive director and Deputy Chairperson of the Utility Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) of the Bahamas. He practices as an independent consultant on regulatory policy and related issues in the Energy, Telecommunications and Water Sectors.

He has advised clients such as the International Telecommunications Union, the electricity regulator in Dominica where he advised on the establishment of the regulator and design of the regulatory regime and the lead regulatory consultant in the negotiation of new licences for the electric utility in Dominica; he has served as an expert resource to the regulator in Belize in litigation and mediation issues, and has advised the Port Authority of Grand Bahama Island on regulatory issues relating to electricity (including the negotiation of a regulatory framework for the electric utility serving Grand Bahama Island) and water services. He is currently advising the Government of the Cayman Islands on regulatory reform issues related to the legal and institutional design for the merger of the existing single sector regulators into a multi sector regulatory organisation. During his tenure in the Cayman Islands he has also been appointed by the Cabinet as the Chair of National Energy Policy Review Committee.

A number of consulting organisations have engaged him as a resource for a variety of projects where the combination of his experience in regulation and utility management/operations has proven to be valuable.

He is well known internationally and regionally and is regularly invited to speak on regulatory and related issues at a variety of forums.


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Eileen O’Rourke

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J-Paul Morgan

CEO of the Utility Regulation and Competition Office of the Cayman Islands (OfReg)

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