Dr Gary C. Jackson – Executive Director of the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CCREEE) – is on a mission to increase awareness and development of the renewable energy and energy efficiency agenda within the Caribbean region.
As CCREEE’s Executive Director, Dr Jackson leads the implementation of CCREEE’s three main priorities areas. These include creating an expert knowledge base; optimising technological solutions through tool development; and transforming the Region by utilising sustainable energy as a means to advance the well-being of at-risk and vulnerable groups. The Technical Department is managed by Dr Jackson.
Appointed to the post in October 2018, Dr Jackson holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Project Management, both from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He also holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.
He is a Registered Engineer (PE) in Jamaica, a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).