J.F. Richard Hew
President & Chief Executive Officer, Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.
Graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida in 1988, Richard immediately joined Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. He quickly rose through the ranks at CUC and during a brief study leave in 1997 obtained the degree of Master of Business Administration at Wilfred Laurier University, Ontario, Canada. He was appointed President & CEO in 2005.
Richard is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. He is currently on the Board of FortisTCI, Turks & Caicos. He has also served as a director on a number of local boards as well as on the board of directors of Newfoundland Power, Canada and CARILEC, the regional organisation of electric utilities and associate partners.
He is also an avid sportsperson and has represented the Cayman Islands in football and squash. Richard is married to Sandy and they reside in Grand Cayman with their three children.