Allan Patrick Simmons

Windward Gardens

St. Philip


Allan Patrick Simmons, Chairman and CEO of Simmons Electrical Company Limited

Allan P Simmons has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Simmons Electrical group of companies since September 1994. In addition to guiding the company operations successfully over the past twenty-five years; Mr. Simmons also played major roles in the design, procurement, technical management of projects, budgeting, financial planning, procurement, and other administrative functions and provided his project management experience to successfully complete several projects across the Caribbean.

Prior to these roles, Mr. Simmons was employed by Hayden Workman Electrical Company as an electrical construction manager, foreman, and electrical supervisor, he has also successfully managed a number of major capital projects in Bermuda between 1985 -1989 i.e. King Edward Hospital, Casemate Prison and the Hamilton Fire Department while working for Saba Electrical, Bermuda Limited.

Mr. Simmons holds a Diploma in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and have completed specialize training in several associated disciplines including renewable energy, project management, facility management, technology, electrical contracting, and financial planning from the University of the West Indies.

  • Over twenty-five (25) years of industry experience directing full scope electrical construction and renewable energy projects that include installation of new buildings and renovation works.

  • Proven track record of successfully meeting and achieving time schedules, budgets and quality assurance goals on a broad range of multimillion dollar projects.

  • A dynamic team leader: able to bring energy, enthusiasm, and humor to motivate team members to achieve potential and meet objectives

  • And a highly organized manager and coach; able to quickly assess needs and provide tools to resolve difficulties, enhance learning, and improve performance.

Knowledge and skills

Commercial and industrial design and installation of electrical and renewable energy systems

Cost and risk analysis and evaluation

State and regulatory issues

Contractor and subcontractor supervision

On site property inspection /evaluation

Construction team supervision

Change orders and contract negotiations.

Cost estimate and proposed development

Construction trades and practices

Team building/training and leadership

Dispute and conflict mediation/ regulation

Project Management

Strong background in supervision of large complex projects, possess in depth knowledge of building practices and regulatory compliance issues, qualified to review and evaluate bid documents, estimate cost, chart projection, write and negotiate contracts and lead cross functional teams, coordinate activities effectively with responsible parties regarding guidelines and scope.

Relationship Development

Excellent leadership, communication and relationship building skills, work effectively with engineers, architects, clients’ representatives, building officials, contractors, building managers, inspectors and other industry professionals. Work jointly with clients to review job progress and address outstanding issues, provide the highest level of service to clients earning frequent commendations as a result.

Professional Experience

1980 – 1985 Technical Draughtsman, phoenix building systems limited.

1985 – 1989 Electrical Construct Foreman, Saba Electrical, Bermuda Limited

1985 – 1990 Supervisor of technical team, Hayden Workman Electrical Company

1990 – present – Business Owner /Managing Director, Simmons Electrical

2008 – present- Business Owner / Managing Director Solar Energy Innovation Inc

Education and Training Credentials

Diploma: – Electrical Engineering: – Barbados Community College

Certificate –Electrical Installation Part A – City & Guilds

Certificate – Electrical Installation Part B – City & Guilds

BIMAP – General Management

Dale Carnegie Training – Effective Communications and Human Relations

TVET Council Barbados – Electrical Installation Level 2

University of the West Indies – Facility Management


Certificate: – Solar Installation: – Solar Institute of America

Certificate: – Wind Turbine Installation

Certificate: – Application of Energy Efficiency lighting (LED)

Certificate: – PV200: PV Design & Installation Intensive

Diploma Computer Studies Orange Computer

Power Monitors Inc – 7-Session Power Quality Essentials

Certificate -Estimation Inc Logistics -Electrical Estimating

Professional Associations

  • Barbados Renewable Energy Association for education purposes

  • Solar Energy Industries Association of America (SEIA),

  • Canadian Solar Industries Association (CSIA),

  • National Association of Certified Energy Practitioners (NACEP)

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

  • 3-Phase License Electrician (1983 – 2019)