The Executive comprises 7 members including the President, Vice President, Immediate Past President, Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations Officer and the Floor Representative.
The Executive is elected by Corporate Members of the Association and serve a term of 2 years.
The 2017 – 2019 members of the Executive are:
Name: Verne Emmanuel
Verne Emmanuel is a Chemical Engineer who possesses advanced practical and technical knowledge coupled with a passion for continuous improvement through the use of clean technology and best practice. He has a proven track record in developing efficient water, wastewater & quality management systems in the process industry and implementing successful environmental management initiatives in sustainability projects.
A certified Green Project Manager (GPM-b), Verne possesses a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering, Masters in Project Management and a Masters in Reliability and Risk Engineering. He is a holder of the Project Management Professional certification (PMP) issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is the current President of the Saint Lucia Coalition of Services Industries.
Name: Asa Celestin
Asa Celestin is a graduate of Universidad de Camaguey, Cuba with a degree in Civil Engineering. He has worked Ministry of Education as a secondary school teacher of Building Technology and Technical Drawing, then moved to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos where he worked as a site engineer with R.A. Shaw Designs. While with R.A. Shaw Designs, he was involved in land development projects, marina designs and the construction of a number of high-end residences such as the Turtle Breeze Villas.
Upon his return to St. Lucia, he became the Project Manager for the Emerald Vista Luxury Residences development and was very instrumental in the planning, design and construction of the infrastructure and a number of high-end homes. Asa them moved on to becoming the current managing director of ACEtech Engineering and Construction Services Incorporated, and has been continued to apply his knowledge, analytical and problem-solving skills on a number of projects mainly in the south of the island, with the Vandarge Commercial Building being the most recent.
Name: Justin Sealy
Position: Immediate Past-President
Justin Sealy is a graduate of Dalhousie University and started his professional career with the Water and Sewerage Company of Saint Lucia (WASCO) in 2002 as a Civil Engineer responsible for designing and implementing water and wastewater systems. In 2007, he completed a Masters of Business Administration with Distinction in Engineering Management at Coventry University and returned to WASCO in the post of Technical Coordinator.
As the Technical Coordinator, Justin was responsible for managing the implementation of major water and wastewater projects and other civil works funded by several multilateral development banks and development agencies such as the Caribbean Development Bank; World Bank; the European Union; Agence Française de Dévelopement and US Agency for International Development as well as the Government of Saint Lucia and private donors. In 2013, Justin became the Strategic Planning Manager with responsibility for developing and managing the GIS function and Unit, the Asset Management function, and Non-Revenue Water Reduction/Water Loss Reduction Programme. Justin is also WASCO’s Climate Change Focal Point and Disaster Coordinator.
Name: Shenaz Narcisse
Shenaz Narcisse is a Civil Engineer who possesses technical knowledge coupled with a desire for continuous self-improvement. A certified Green Project Manager (GPM-b), Shenaz possesses Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Post Graduate Degree in Airport Designs and a Masters in Project Management.
Shenaz has worked at Caribbean Metals Limited as a Production Supervisor, Sales Executive and is currently the Sales & Marketing Manager. Shenaz possesses strong managerial skills, excellent research and development skills. She is always keen to learning new skills and improving on her skills and experience. She is a good communicator both orally and verbally and is able to work on her own initiative as well as working as part of a wider team.
Name: Amoy Theobalds
Amoy Theobalds is a Civil Engineer with ten years of engineering experience in many sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering. She holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Camaguey, Cuba and a Master of Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada. Additionally, she is a certified Project Manager (PMP) and has worked on assignments in Rwanda, Tanzania, Germany, Canada and her native St Lucia.
In 2007, Amoy joined Integrated Development & Construction Ltd as a Construction Engineer responsible for the project management of the company’s construction projects. She later joined WASCO as a Technical Services Engineer during which time she acquired in-depth knowledge of the local water supply system. In 2014, Amoy joined Theobalds Consulting Ltd and is currently engaged on a number of projects, many of which are funded by multilateral development banks and development agencies.
Amoy is also a property valuer with years of experience in conducting condition assessments and valuations. She is a member the Institute of Surveyors St. Lucia Inc. and has been a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of St. Lucia since 2010.
Name: Örjan Joe Lindberg
Position: Public Relations Officer
Örjan Joe Lindberg graduated from La Universidad de Pinar Del Rio in Cuba with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2004. A St. Lucian national, he has worked on many projects gaining experience in the areas of fabrication, energy, design, and consultancy in building services for the past 14 years. His portfolio includes eco‐friendly Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency & Building Services Designs; IAQ analyses and HVAC installations.
He is currently employed at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College as a Lecturer of the Building Services Programme and as a Consulting Mechanical Engineer at MEP Solutions Inc. & HVAC Solutions which specializes in mechanical, ventilation, air conditioning and plumbing systems design and supervision and commercial kitchen, HVAC duct-work and sheet metal fabrication. He also was the ESD National Coordinator for Saint Lucia as part of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre’s (5Cs) UNEP – GEF funded Energy for Sustainable Development in Caribbean Buildings Project. Örjan has been a corporate member of the APESL from February 2012. He has continued to be active in the APESL, as well as other Associations such as ASHRAE & NARA; and on Technical Committees such as for the SALCC; the SLBS and the Government of Saint Lucia.
Name: Christopher Wyatt
Position: Floor Representative
Christopher is a Saint Lucian civil engineer who began his career as an engineering technician in 1989 with Halcrow Group Limited in Saint Lucia. He was awarded a CTAP scholarship in 1990 to study civil engineering technology at the St. Clair College in Ontario, Canada. In 1993, he returned to Halcrow gaining invaluable ‘hands on’ technical and contract administration experience on local and regional projects.
Christopher graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2004 with an MSc in Highway/Road Management and Engineering and gained a distinction for his research paper on an “Asset Management System for Highway/Road Drainage”. After a period of work in the United Kingdom as a highways engineer with a focus on pavement engineering and highway/road asset management, Christopher moved on to consulting assignments in the Middle East and South America.
Christopher has now focused his professional career in Saint Lucia and with his passion for promoting sustainability and innovation in engineering is currently developing the “Green by Design” initiative which incorporates bio or soft engineering measures in road infrastructure design and construction. This initiative also evolves the exploration of sustainable housing solutions with the incorporation of renewable energies and water resource conservation as central features.
Christopher’s hobbies include cycling and graphic art and design.