Noel daCosta has served on numerous boards in the private and public sectors, as well as charitable organizations and government appointed national committees. He has been at the helm of several local and international organizations, including the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, the Jamaica Institution of Engineers, the Jamaica Debates Commission, the Caribbean Breweries Association, the Master Brewers Association of the Americas, United Way of Jamaica, the National Building Code committee, the Petroleum Trade Reform Committee and the Caribbean Council of United Way Worldwide.
A consultant with over fifteen years’ experience in Corporate Relations, he also has over three decades of technical and engineering leadership in the Petroleum and Brewing Industries. He is a founding partner in the Jentech group of engineering companies.
He is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and has postgraduate degrees in Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Business Administration from the University of Toronto, and Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and is a Fellow of both the Jamaica Institution of Engineers, and the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK).
He was appointed by the Government of Jamaica to the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander (CD) for his contributions to engineering and manufacturing and was conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Technology by the University of Technology, for his contribution to nation building.