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4-7 June 2024

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Vernon Paltoo

Vernon Paltoo

President, National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited

Appointed President of National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (National Energy) in 2013, Dr. Vernon Paltoo has worked on the strategic planning, development, construction, operation and management of industrial infrastructure assets and energy-related projects for more than twenty-five years.

More recently, his portfolio has expanded to include the transition of the energy industry towards a sustainable and lower carbon future.

Prior to being appointed as President of National Energy, he served in several senior capacities including Vice President, Operations; Manager, Energy Industry Development; and Team Leader, Business Development.

His areas of expertise include industrial planning and development, engineering design, energy economics and project economics. 

Dr. Paltoo holds a B.Sc. in Chemical and Process Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, both from The University of the West Indies.