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.
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.
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.
Ms. Lesley Gallinger is the President and CEO of Elexicon Energy Inc., the fourth largest municipally owned electricity distribution company in Ontario. Most recently, Ms. Gallinger served as Vice-President, and Chief Strategy and Financial Officer of the Electrical Safety Authority, where she led 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.
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.
Ms. Barb Keenan has been the Senior Vice-President of People and Culture, and Chief Ethics Officer at OPG since March 2010. In her current role, Ms. Keenan is responsible for the development of the People Strategy and programming that support OPG’s Corporate Strategy and long-term goal to be a diverse, healthy engaged workforce and the culture to succeed. Ms. Keenan joined Ontario Hydro in 1989, and has held various roles in Human Resources (HR) at OPG and Ontario Hydro, including Vice-President of Nuclear HR and Employee Safety, and Vice-President of Corporate HR and Employee Safety. From 2000 to 2006, Ms. Keenan worked with Capgemini Canada as Vice-President of HR for Outsourcing, and later the broader organization. Ms. Keenan is an Honours Arts graduate from the University of Toronto, and a Certified HR and Compensation Committee Director, and holds a Certified HR Executive (CHRE) designation. She is also a member of the YWCA Toronto Board of Directors.
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.
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.