Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts


Over 20 years in various capacities, including Head of Special Projects, Group Chief Information Officer, General Manager of three food manufacturing plants and as CEO of H&L Ltd. He also led several new product and manufacturing process innovations, compensation design and implementation, major construction projects and community development activities while at GraceKennedy. He also has over 15 years’ experience in the steel industry in general management, engineering, metallurgy, customer service, quality assurance, process improvement, product development and IT deployment.

He is Chair of the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) [2007-2012 and 2016 to present] and was Chair of the National Quality Infrastructure Project from 2003 to 2007. He a Member of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), Chair of Jamaica Stroke Alliance, Director of Recycling Partners of Jamaica, Director of the Grace Cooperative Credit Union and Vice President of the deCarteret College Alumni Association. For over twenty five years he has been associated with the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association, serving as Director, Vice President and Deputy President, and is currently a Honorary Director and a Trustee of the JMEA Pension Fund. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Metallurgical and Materials Sciences) from the University of Toronto and a Master of Applied Science (Management Sciences) from the University of Waterloo. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario.

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