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Professional Engineers Registration Board - ALICIA BURNETT


Eng. Alicia Burnett has over eleven (11) years of experience in the bauxite/alumina industry: process improvement  and  control,  process  development,  rehabilitation  projects  and  management.    She  is employed with West Indies Alumina Company (WINDALCO), formerly Alcan, and spent two years on  secondment  at  their  sister  plant,  Aughinish  Alumina in  the  Republic  of  Ireland.  She  currently holds  the  position  of  Environmental,  Health  and  Safety  Manager in  which  she  has  recently implemented a modern Industrial Hygiene programme companywide. 

As Jamaica Scholar and a graduate of St. Andrew High School for Girls, she subsequently attended Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.  Her qualifications include a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from that institution.  Eng. Burnett is also a trained InternalAuditor for ISO14001, and is certified to the B2 level in the international DELF examinations in the French language. 

Prior to moving to Ireland, Eng. Burnett served on the Council of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers. She was appointed to the Professional Engineers Registration Board (PERB) in August 2014, and serves as the Chair of the Engineering Programmes and Accreditation Committee, having previously served as PERB representative on visiting accreditation teams of the University Council of Jamaica.  She also serves on the Boards of the Belair High and Preparatory Schools as well as on other committees in a number of other organisations. 

She enjoys travel and culture, the performing arts, and financial planning.