We’re pleased to introduce #WomenInEnergy2017Conference Panellist:INGRID CHRISTIAN-BAKER
Ingrid Christian-Baker, is the General Manager for the Jamaica Private Power Company Ltd, an Independent Power Producer which sells electricity to JPS. She joined JPPC in January 2009 as the Business & Administration Manager with responsibility for the financial aspects of the company, including major contract management, commercial issues and board reporting.
In August 2013, she was promoted to the General Manager position. With this assignment, she became the first Jamaican, first female and first non-engineer to be given the responsibility to lead the company in its almost 20-year life. She is quite at home in this male dominated environment as home is also male dominated – she is a proud wife and the mother of two boys.
Ingrid is a Certified Chartered Accountant and also holds a MBA in International Business from Mona School Of Business. She is a proud alma mater of West Wood High School, an all-girls boarding School in Trelawny. She is currently a board member of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce; as well as the Vice Chair for Professional Accountants in Business Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica.
In her social responsibility programme at JPPC, Ingrid focuses the company on working mainly with schools and assisting children in the communities surrounding the plant Rockfort. This done through initiatives such as lunch programmes, school facility upgrades and GSAT scholarships. She is also a past director and current volunteer with Dress for Success Jamaica, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the economic independence of disadvantaged women in Jamaica.
The #WomenInEnergy conference returns to Kingston, Jamaica- March 9-10, 2017!