The NWMO Board of Directors is responsible for oversight of our organization and for taking a leadership role in the development of our strategic direction. Its members have the skills and experience needed to oversee the managerial, financial and operational activities associated with the long-term management of used nuclear fuel.
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Wayne Robbins

  • Chair

Mr. Wayne Robbins is the retired Chief Nuclear Officer at OPG. He was responsible for all OPG’s nuclear operations, engineering, nuclear waste management, strategic planning, and plant performance. Mr. Robbins served as Senior Vice-President of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station from 2006 to 2009. He was recognized with OPG’s "Power Within Leader of the Year" award in 2008 and received the Ontario Energy Association leadership award in 2009. He has held several other senior positions at OPG and is also past Chairman of the Canadian Nuclear Association Board. Mr. Robbins holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University and is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario. He has also completed the Ivey Executive Program and Rotman’s Directors Education Program.

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Laurie Swami

  • President and CEO
  • Nuclear Waste Management Organization

Ms. Laurie Swami is the President and CEO of the NWMO. She was appointed to the role in 2016 and is responsible for implementing Canada’s plan for the long-term management of used nuclear fuel. Ms. Swami previously served as Senior Vice-President of Decommissioning and Nuclear Waste Management at OPG. Her responsibilities included overseeing operation of OPG’s nuclear waste management facilities, as well as implementing OPG’s low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste deep geologic repository. She began her career at OPG in 1986 and held various roles with increasing responsibility in the Nuclear Division. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Chemistry from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business.

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Carlo Crozzoli

Mr. Carlo Crozzoli is the Senior Vice-President of Corporate Business Development and Chief Risk Officer at OPG. He began his career at OPG in 1999 and has served in various roles with increasing responsibility in the areas of information technology, business development, project development, and risk management. Prior to joining OPG, Mr. Crozzoli worked at Ernst & Young. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University, is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), sat on the Board of Advisors for the Construction Industry Institute, and has completed the Construction Industry Institute Executive Leadership Program through the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.

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Mark Elliott

Mr. Mark Elliott is the retired Chief Nuclear Engineer at OPG. He was responsible for all engineering for the Pickering and Darlington nuclear stations and for OPG’s nuclear waste facilities. In this role, Mr. Elliott led the life extension of the Pickering station. He served as Senior Vice-President of the Pickering A nuclear generating station from 2007 to 2010, while two of the four units were being placed in long-term safe storage. He has held several other senior positions at OPG, including Senior Vice-President, Inspection and Maintenance. Mr. Elliott holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Physics from McMaster University and is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario. He has completed the Queen’s University Executive Program and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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Lesley Gallinger

Ms. Lesley Gallinger is the Vice-President, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer of the Electrical Safety Authority. In this role, Ms. Gallinger leads the development of a sustainable resource model for a Provincial scope safety organization with achievements in enterprise risk management, revitalization projects and improved investment performance. Ms. Gallinger previously served as Vice-President, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Financial Officer at the Oakville Hydro Corporation, and prior to that in various financial management roles. Ms. Gallinger has served on the Audit and Finance Committees for several boards and chairs the Pension committee for one. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) and has completed the Chartered Director and Audit Committee Certified program at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University.

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Ronald L. Jamieson

Mr. Ronald L. Jamieson is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Power Authority. Prior to his retirement in late 2005, he served as Senior Vice-President of Aboriginal Banking at BMO Financial Group. Mr. Jamieson has held several senior executive positions in the financial services industry. Throughout his career, he has also been active in economic development initiatives for Aboriginal communities across Canada. Mr. Jamieson also served as Chairman, President and CEO of Ontario Energy Corporation, whose mandate was to invest or participate in energy projects throughout Canada. He is also Chairman of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and was recently named President of First Canadian Property Investments Ltd. In 2014, Mr. Jamieson was awarded the Order of Ontario and the Order of Canada, as well as receiving an honorary doctoral degree from Nipissing University.

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Darren Murphy

In June 2012, Mr. Darren Murphy was appointed as Vice-President of Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer at NB Power. His areas of responsibility include finance, human resources, information systems, voice services, environment, safety, regulatory affairs, corporate compliance, and corporate project management. Mr. Murphy joined NB Power’s executive team in 2007, and in addition to his current role, he has held a number of executive positions, including Vice-President of Distribution and Customer Service, and Vice-President of Transmission. He had worked for over 17 years in Distribution field operations before joining the executive team. Mr. Murphy is a member of the Board of Directors for the New Brunswick Investment Management Corporation and the New Brunswick Energy Marketing Corporation. 

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Josée Pilon

Ms. Josée Pilon is a Master of Business Administration graduate of Laval University. She was a member of the steering committee on the evaluation project for the rehabilitation of Gentilly-2. As a special projects manager, she is responsible for evaluating business opportunities for new sources of energy from the private sector, including wind power, biomass and hydroelectric. She is also involved on the financial impact evaluation of new hydroelectric projects on municipalities. Prior to her current position, she held numerous business development positions in international projects.

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Janet Rieksts-Alderman

Ms. Janet Rieksts-Alderman is a Managing Director of Berkeley Research Group, where she is known for her practical approach to developing and evaluating governance and risk frameworks in complex, multi-stakeholder environments. Prior work includes serving as a Partner for Examine Consultants Canada, and Vice-President with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Capital Project and Risk Practice. Ms. Rieksts-Alderman has made valuable contributions in capital project governance. She has also worked with under-represented groups including women in leadership programs and providing advice to aboriginal groups within Canada. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, CMA) and is a Board Member for the Toronto Waterfront where she is Chair of its Governance Committee. Additionally, she has served as a Director for eight years at the Childhood Cancer Canada Foundation and is volunteering with Pathways to Education and a Governor General Leadership Alumni.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2016 

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2015

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2014

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2013

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2012

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2011

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2010

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2009

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2008

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2007

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2006

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2005

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2004

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2003

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.

Board of Directors: Meeting Minutes – 2002

Minutes are prepared after each meeting of the Board of Directors. At the request of the Board, these minutes are published.