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New Transport PS, new Energy Commission ceo

22 November 2010 |

November 22, 2010 -- The new principal secretary for Transport will be Mr Philip Morin, and the new chief executive officer for Seychelles Energy Commission will be Mr Andrew Jean-Louis.

The two have been appointed to the posts by President James Michel. The appointments take effect on December 1.

The post of transport principal secretary, which has been vacant since June this year, falls under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Environment and Transport.

Mr Morin has over 25 years of professional experience in executive positions in the energy sector. He holds a master's degree in electrical power system technology from University of Bradford, United Kingdom. Mr Morin progressed to the post of PS Transport from the position of chief executive of the Seychelles Energy Commission.

Mr Andrew Jean-Louis holds a degree in Physics and has a post-graduate diploma in energy studies, both awarded by the University of Murdoch in Western Australia. He has been active in the NGO sector, both locally and overseas, specializing in managing projects related to sustainable energy sources, climate change and environmental conservation, among others.

He was the lead consultant for the 2009-2010 review of the Seychelles Environmental Management Plan. Between 1997 and 2001 he served as the director of the Energy Affairs Bureau in the Ministry of Industries and International Business.

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