Wayne Robbins is the retired Chief Nuclear Officer at Ontario Power Generation (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.
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 Ontario Power Generation (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.
Glenn Jager is the retired President of Nuclear and Chief Nuclear Officer at Ontario Power Generation (OPG). In this role, Mr. Jager was accountable for all OPG’s nuclear operations, including generation, waste sites, major projects, and new nuclear development. He was also President and CEO of Canadian Nuclear Partners, a wholly owned subsidiary of OPG providing services to the energy sector in Canada and internationally. He served as Chair and Director on the board of the Canadian Nuclear Association from 2016 to 2018, and was seconded for two years to the World Association of Nuclear Operators in Atlanta as a Team Manager in Plant Evaluations. Mr. Jager is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Engineering Science in Electrical Engineering.
Jason Nouwens is the Director of External Affairs with New Brunswick Power’s Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station. He is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick (Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering) and brings nearly 25 years of varied nuclear industry experience to the role. He first joined the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station as a member of the Systems Engineering team, where he spent over a decade in various leadership roles leading into the full station refurbishment. Following various positions through the Station Refurbishment Project and several years in Capital Design and Projects, he joined the Regulatory Affairs team in 2014, and in 2016, he was appointed Director of Regulatory Affairs, Community Affairs and Performance Improvement.
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.
Sean Granville is currently the Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO) at Ontario Power Generation (OPG). Prior to this, he spent three years at the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station in New Brunswick as the Site Vice-President and CNO. Mr. Granville’s extensive background includes a 35-year career with OPG (and the former Ontario Hydro), holding positions such as Deputy Vice-President, Director of Operations and Maintenance, and Director of Nuclear Programs. He has expertise in areas such as operational leadership, leader development, performance improvement, organizational effectiveness, and industry engagement. Mr. Granville’s nuclear industry experience also includes a secondment to the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO), serving on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Nuclear Association, and acting as a voting member of the CANDU Owners Group. He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo with a B.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering.
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.
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.
Beth Summers is the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer at Superior Plus, where she provides financial leadership and support to operational units and support services groups. Previously, she served as Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer at Ontario Power Generation (OPG), where she had overall accountability for financial strategy, controllership, accounting, reporting, business planning, investment planning, taxation, treasury, and pension and nuclear fund management. Prior to joining OPG, Ms. Summers was the Chief Financial Officer of Just Energy Group Inc. Ms. Summers was previously at Hydro One, where she held positions of increasing financial responsibility, including Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Summers began her career with Ernst & Young in the audit practice area and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA). Ms. Summers obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.