His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper visited the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg), accompanied by Temporary Minister of Human Resources, Immigration and Community Affairs, Austin Harris, on Friday, 28 February 2020.
Welcomed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Dr. Hon. Linford Pierson, OBE, JP; Chief Executive Officer Malike Cummings and Chief Operating Officer, Christian Suckoo, the Governor toured the premises meeting several of the 25 staff.
During his visit, Mr. Roper was briefed about the regulator’s role, as the local fuel, ICT, electricity and water sectors’ regulator, and spoke to employees about their jobs with the organisation. The Governor later met with members of OfReg’s board of directors and senior management team, during which he was briefed on the agency’s regulatory work and its challenges.
“We were most impressed by His Excellency’s interest and knowledge of the overall operations of OfReg, and we look forward to his future visits when we may have the opportunity to arrange visits for him to also meet with some of OfReg’s stakeholders,” said the organisation’s Chairman.