Noel daCosta has served on numerous boards in the private and public sectors, and has been at the helm of several local and international organisations, including Petrojam Ltd, 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, and the Caribbean Council of United Way Worldwide.
He is a consultant with over fifteen years’ experience in Corporate Relations, and has over three decades of experience in technical and engineering leadership. He worked in the beverage industry for many years, in positions such as Corporate Relations Director (Central America and Caribbean) for Diageo Plc, as well as Engineering Manager, Brewmaster, and Technical Director for the Red Stripe Brewery.
He is a founding partner in the Jentech Group of engineering companies.
He has postgraduate degrees in Engineering, Business Administration and Insurance, and is a Fellow of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers, as well as the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK).
In 2012 he was appointed by the Government of Jamaica to the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander (CD), for his contribution to engineering and manufacturing.