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Hydro One Ltd (H.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Denison

65 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Woods

65 2018 Chairman of the Board

Mayo Schmidt

60 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Dobson

2018 Acting President, Chief Executive Officer

Chris Lopez

43 2018 Acting Chief Financial Officer

Michael Vels

56 Chief Financial Officer

Gregory Kiraly

53 Chief Operating Officer

Judy McKellar

62 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Patrick Meneley

2018 Executive Vice-President and Chief Corporate Development Officer

Ferio Pugliese

49 Executive Vice President - Customer Care and Corporate Affairs

James Scarlett

64 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Ian Bourne

70 Independent Director

Cherie Brant

2018 Independent Director

Charles Brindamour

47 Independent Director

Marcello Caira

64 Independent Director

Christie Clark

64 Independent Director

George Cooke

64 Independent Director

Blair Cowper-Smith

2018 Independent Director

Anne Giardini

59 2018 Independent Director

Margaret Harris

60 Independent Director

David Hay

2018 Independent Director

James Hinds

60 Independent Director

Timothy Hodgson

58 2018 Independent Director

Kathryn Jackson

Independent Director

Roberta Jamieson

65 2015 Independent Director

Frances Lankin

63 2015 Independent Director

Jessica McDonald

50 2018 Independent Director

Philip Orsino

63 2015 Independent Director

Jane Peverett

59 2015 Independent Director

Russel Robertson

71 2018 Independent Director

Gale Rubenstein

65 2015 Independent Director

William Sheffield

68 2018 Independent Director

Melissa Sonberg

2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Denison

Mr. David F. Denison is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. David Denison is the board chair of Hydro One and Hydro One Inc. He is a corporate director and previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, a global investment management organization, from 2005 to 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Denison was President of Fidelity Investments Canada Limited. Mr. Denison is a director of the Royal Bank of Canada, Bell Canada, Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. and serves as Vice-Chair of Sinai Health Systems. He is also a member of the Investment Board and International Advisory Committee of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, the International Advisory Council of China Investment Corporation, the World Bank Treasury Expert Advisory Committee and the University of Toronto Investment Advisory Committee. In April 2014, Mr. Denison was appointed a member of the Premier’s Advisory Council on Government Assets whose mandate was to review and identify opportunities to modernize government business enterprises. Mr. Denison earned Bachelor degrees in mathematics and education from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Denison is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Thomas Woods

Mr. Thomas D. Woods is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Woods is a corporate director. He previously had a 37-year career with CIBC and Wood Gundy, the predecessor firm of CIBC World Markets. He started in Investment Banking, advising companies raising financing in the equity and debt capital markets as well as mergers and acquisitions, and later was Head of Canadian Corporate Banking, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Vice Chairman. Mr. Woods also serves on the boards of Bank of America Corporation, Alberta Investment Management Corporation, Providence St. Joseph’s St. Michael’s Health Care (Board Chair) and CIBC Children’s Foundation. Previous directorships include TMX Group Inc., DBRS Limited, Jarislowsky Fraser Limited and Covenant House (Board Chair). Mr. Woods has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Toronto, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mayo Schmidt

Mr. Mayo M. Schmidt is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining Hydro One, Mr. Schmidt served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and director at Viterra Inc., the global food ingredients company from January 2000 to December 2012. Early in his career, Mr. Schmidt held a number of key management positions of increasing responsibility at General Mills, Inc. until he joined ConAgra Grain, Canada as President and spearheaded ConAgra’s expansion. He was promoted to Executive Vice-President, Domestic and International Operations with KBC Trading and Processing Company, a global subsidiary of ConAgra Inc. In 2000, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, the leading Canadian agriculture corporation and predecessor to Viterra Inc. In 2005, he was named President, joined the Board of Directors, and led Saskatchewan Wheat Pool to become a listed public corporation. In 2007, he led a $2.0 billion acquisition of Agricore United, then a $2.2 billion acquisition of ABB, Australia’s leading agriculture corporation. Mr. Schmidt is a transformative leader with a track record of improving operations and efficiencies while building a performance-driven culture. He was the architect of Viterra Inc.’s transformation from a regional agriculture and food business to a global leader, with Viterra Inc. more than tripling revenue to almost $12 billion. Under Mr. Schmidt’s leadership, the total enterprise value of Viterra Inc. increased from under $200 million in 2000 to $7.48 billion. Mr. Schmidt currently sits on the Board of Directors of Agrium Inc., a global agriculture firm and the Global Transportation Hub Authority. Mr. Schmidt received his B.B.A. from Washburn in 1980.

Paul Dobson

Mr. Paul Dobson is Acting President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Paul Dobson was appointed Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro One. Mr. Dobson joined the company as Chief Financial Officer on March 1, 2018 responsible for finance, treasury, controller, internal audit, technology and regulation. Prior to joining Hydro One in 2018, Mr. Dobson served as CFO for Direct Energy Ltd. (Direct Energy), Houston, Texas, where he was responsible for overall financial leadership of a $15 billion revenue business with three million customers in Canada and the United States. Since 2003, Mr. Dobson has held senior leadership positions in finance, operations, information technology and customer service across the Centrica Group, the parent company of Direct Energy. Prior to Direct Energy, Mr. Dobson worked at CIBC for 10 years in finance, strategy and business development roles in both Canada and the United States. Mr. Dobson also brings considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions and integrating acquired companies across North America and in the United Kingdom. Mr. Dobson is a dual Canadian-U.S. citizen who holds an honours bachelor's degree from the University of Waterloo as well as an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and is a CPA, CMA.

Chris Lopez

Mr. Chris Lopez is Acting Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Lopez was most recently the Senior Vice President of Finance at Hydro One with responsibility for accounting, treasury, business planning and tax. Mr. Lopez has 19 years of experience in the utilities industry in Canadaand Australia. Before joining Hydro One in 2016, Mr. Lopez held executive roles at TransAlta Corporation.

Michael Vels

Mr. Michael H. Vels is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Before joining Hydro One, Mr. Vels was the Chief Financial Officer for Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Mr. Vels had over 20 years of experience with Maple Leaf Foods Inc. where he was responsible for leading organizational change, multiple capital market transactions, business acquisitions and divestitures, information technology transformations and restructurings. He also served on the board of directors of Maple Leaf Foods Inc.’s public traded subsidiary, Canada Bread Company, Limited. Mr. Vels led complex multi-divisional finance teams, information solutions and communications and investor relations functions and has considerable experience with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Canada’s National Ballet School. Mr. Vels earned a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a Chartered Accountant (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) and he has earned his ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors) designation.

Gregory Kiraly

Mr. Gregory Kiraly is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Hydro One in 2016, Mr. Kiraly served as senior vice president of Electric Transmission and Distribution at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in San Francisco, which delivers safe and reliable energy to more than 16 million customers in northern and central California. Since joining PG&E in 2008, Mr. Kiraly led efforts that achieved the lowest employee injury rates ever, seven straight years of record electric reliability, and over $500 Million in productivity improvements and efficiency savings. Before PG&E, Mr. Kiraly held executive-level positions in energy delivery at Commonwealth Edison (Exelon) in Chicago and leadership positions in both gas and electric distribution at Public Service Electric and Gas Company in Newark, New Jersey. Mr. Kiraly holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a master’s of business administration in finance from Seton Hall University. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s Advanced Management Program.

Judy McKellar

Ms. Judy McKellar is the Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Ms. McKellar has held various roles of increasing responsibility at Hydro One in the Human Resources department over her 30+ year career and was appointed VP of Human Resources in 2010. In 2014, she assumed the additional responsibility of Senior Vice President of People and Culture/Health, Safety and Environment and serves as the accountable executive for the Human Resources Committee of the Board of Directors. Ms. McKellar is responsible for the development and implementation of integrated talent strategies, leadership development, employee experience, change management/organizational effectiveness, labour relations, total rewards and the company’s health, safety and environmental programs. In her role, she oversees Hydro One’s accelerated cultural transformation from the public to private sector and is implementing such change through effective people strategies and programs designed to align workforces to deliver business results in a safe and efficient manner.

Patrick Meneley

Mr. Patrick B. Meneley is Executive Vice-President and Chief Corporate Development Officer of the Company. Patrick Meneley was appointed in March 2018 to the role of Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Corporate Development Officer of Hydro One. As EVP, Mr. Meneley is responsible for leading strategy, innovation and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Hydro One in 2018, Mr. Meneley served as EVP, Wholesale Banking at TD Bank Group and Vice Chair and Head of Global Corporate and Investment Banking for TD Securities. Mr. Meneley spent 15 years building one of the leading corporate and investment banking businesses in Canada along with a profitable and growing franchise in the United States. Mr. Meneley holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Business Administration from Western University.

Ferio Pugliese

Mr. Ferio Pugliese is Executive Vice President - Customer Care and Corporate Affairs of the Company. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Pugliese held progressively senior leadership roles in hospitality, pulp and paper and airline industries with responsibility for human resources, operations and customer service. Since 2007, Mr. Pugliese was a member of the Executive Leadership team at Westjet Airlines serving as WestJet’s Executive Vice President People, Culture and Inflight Services and in 2013 led the launch and successful operation of the company’s regional airline as President of WestJet Encore. WestJet Encore was recognized for having the continent’s top on-time performance for regional airlines in 2015. Mr. Pugliese is highly recognized as a market leader in customer service and brings expertise in building and leading a winning culture focused on serving customers and communities.

James Scarlett

Mr. James Scarlett is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Hydro One, Mr. Scarlett was a Senior Partner at Torys LLP. He joined Torys in March 2000 and held a number of leadership roles at the firm, including head of Torys’ Capital Markets Group, Mining Group and International Business Development Strategy. Mr. Scarlett was also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2009-2015. Prior to joining Torys, Mr. Scarlett was a partner at another major Canadian law firm. While at that firm Mr. Scarlett held leadership roles as head of its Corporate Group, Securities Group and as a member of its Board. Mr. Scarlett was also seconded to the Ontario Securities Commission in 1987 and was appointed as the first Director of Capital Markets in 1988, aposition he held until his return to private law practice in 1990. Mr. Scarlett earned his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Toronto in 1981 and his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of McGill in 1975. In 2015, Mr. Scarlett earned his ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors) designation.

Ian Bourne

Mr. Ian Alexander Bourne is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ian Bourne is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (2006-present), a global leader in proton exchange membrane fuel cell technology, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Canadian Oil Sands Limited, Wajax Corporation, and the Canadian Public Accountability Board. He is also the former Chair of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (2013-2015) and was a director from 2009 to 2015 during which time he also served as that company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from March 2012 to October 2012. Mr. Bourne has also held a variety of senior financial and executive roles in Canada and internationally with a number of Canadian corporations including: GE Canada, Inc. (1969-1992) where he served as Chief Financial Officer; Canada Post Corporation (1992-1997) where he served as Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer; and TransAlta Corporation (1998-2005) where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as President of TransAlta Power LP between 1998-2006. Mr. Bourne has been active in serving a variety of community based organizations including the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, The Glenbow Museum, and The Calgary Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mount Allison University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Cherie Brant

Ms. Cherie Brant is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Brant is a Partner at Dickinson Wright’s Toronto law office where she has an Indigenous law practice with a focus on commercial real estate, energy and transmission and First Nations economic development. Ms. Brant provides strategic counsel to several First Nations and industry clients seeking to develop projects with First Nations and to understand and address Indigenous rights and interests. As lead counsel, Ms. Brant was instrumental in forming one of the largest First Nations-led limited partnerships in Canada resulting in the Ontario First Nations Sovereign Wealth LP’s share purchase of approximately 2.4% of Hydro One Limited. Ms. Brant is both Mohawk and Ojibway from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Territory. She also serves on the board of the Anishnawbe Health Foundation and is a member of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, Research Advisory Board and the Aboriginal Energy Working Group of the Independent Electricity System Operator. Previous directorships include Women’s College Hospital and Trillium Gift of Life. Ms. Brant has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Urban and Regional Planning Program from the University of Waterloo and a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada

Charles Brindamour

Mr. Charles Brindamour was Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Charles Brindamour is the Chief Executive Officer of Intact Financial Corporation, Canada’s largest property and casualty insurance provider. Mr. Brindamour is a director of Intact Financial Corporation, the C.D. Howe Institute, Branksome Hall and the Insurance Bureau of Canada. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the University of Waterloo’s Climate Change Adaptation Project, serves on the advisory board of Gibraltar Growth Corporation and is co-chair of Laval University’s “Grande Campagne”. Mr. Brindamour is a graduate of Laval University in Actuarial Sciences and an associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Marcello Caira

Mr. Marcello Caira was Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Marc Caira is the Vice-Chairman of the board of directors of Restaurant Brands International Inc., a multinational quick service restaurant company. He is also a director of the Minto Group, a private real estate developer and on the board of governors of Seneca College, a leading post-secondary educational institution. Prior to his appointment as Vice-Chairman of Restaurant Brands International Inc. in December 2014, Mr. Caira was President and Chief Executive Officer of Tim Hortons Inc. (July 2013-December 2014), a multinational fast food restaurant, a member of the executive board of Nestlé S.A. in Switzerland, a transnational food and beverage company, and Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Professional. Mr. Caira holds a Diploma in Marketing Management from Seneca College, Toronto (1977) and is a graduate of the Director Program at The International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Christie Clark

Mr. Christie J. B. Clark was Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Christie Clark is a corporate director. He serves as a director of Loblaw Companies Limited, a Canadian food and pharmacy retailer, Air Canada, a Canadian airline company, and Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, an owner, manager and developer of retail and commercial real estate across Canada. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from July 2005 to July 2011. Mr. Clark is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, and in addition to his public company board memberships, he is on the Board of the Canadian Olympic Committee and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. He is currently the Director in Residence for the Institute of Corporate Directors’ national short course, “Audit Committee Effectiveness”. Mr. Clark holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto.

George Cooke

Mr. George L. Cooke is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cooke is a corporate director and the Chair of the board of directors of OMERS Administration Corporation, CANATICS (Canadian National Insurance Crime Services) and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. Mr. Cooke is the former President and CEO of The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company (The Dominion), a property and casualty insurance company, a position he held from 1992 to August 2012. In August 2012, Mr. Cooke retired from his role as President of The Dominion and continued to hold the position of Chief Executive Officer of The Dominion until December 31, 2012. Mr. Cooke obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree (Hons.) in Political Studies and a Master of Business Administration degree from Queen’s University. He also holds an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Assumption University in Windsor.

Blair Cowper-Smith

Mr. Blair Cowper-Smith is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cowper-Smith is the principal and founder of Erin Park Business Solutions a Canadian advisory and consulting firm. Previously, he was Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) and a member of the Senior Executive Team where his responsibilities included regulatory affairs, law and governance. Prior to joining OMERS he was a Senior Partner at McCarthy Tetrault LLP where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure, governance and private equity. Board experience includes numerous advisory assignments, including governance advisory assignments, with boards of directors including OMERS, Stelco, Hammerson, and includes existing or prior director appointments and board committee leadership roles with companies like Porter Airlines, 407 ETR, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority and Face the Future Foundation. He served until recently on the Public Policy Committee of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance and on the Securities Advisory Committee of the Ontario Securities Commission. He co-founded The Canadian Council for Public and Private Partnerships which led to a long-term interest in infrastructure policy and delivery of infrastructure based services to Canadians. Mr. Cowper Smith has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM) from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and holds the director designation through the Institute of Corporate Directors and is a regular faculty presenter for the Directors College

Anne Giardini

Ms. Anne Elizabeth Giardini is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Giardini is a corporate director and Chancellor of Simon Fraser University. She previously had a 20-year career with Weyerhaeuser Company Limited, including as Canadian President. Before her tenure as President, she was Vice President and General Counsel at Weyerhaeuser where she worked on corporate, legal, policy and strategic matters. Ms. Giardini has been a newspaper columnist and is the author of two novels. Ms. Giardini also serves on the boards of Nevsun Resources Ltd., Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation, World Wildlife Fund (Canada), BC Achievement Foundation, TransLink and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. Previous directorships include Thompson Creek Metals Company, Inc. and Weyerhaeuser Company Limited. Ms. Giardini has a BA in Economics from Simon Fraser University, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall). She is licensed to practice law in British Columbia (and formerly in Ontario and Washington State). In 2016, Ms. Giardini was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Margaret Harris

Ms. Margaret Harris is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Marianne Harris is a corporate director. She is the chair of the board of directors of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), a self-regulatory organization that oversees investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity marketplaces in Canada. Prior to becoming a corporate director, Ms. Harris was Managing Director of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch and President, Corporate and Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. In addition to her position as Chair of IIROC, she is a director of Sun Life Financial Inc. and Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and Loblaw Companies Limited. Ms. Harris is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Schulich School of Business (York University) and the Advisory Council of the Hennick Centre for Business and Law (York University). Ms. Harris holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business, a Juris Doctorate degree from Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) and a B.Sc. (Honours) from Queen’s University.

David Hay

Mr. David Hay is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hay is a corporate director. He is former Vice-Chair and Managing Director of CIBC World Markets Inc. with power, utilities and infrastructure as a major focus. Formerly, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of New Brunswick Power Corporation, Managing Director of Delgatie Incorporated and held senior investment banking roles, including Senior Vice-President and Director responsible for mergers and acquisitions with Merrill Lynch Canada and Managing Director of European mergers and acquisitions with Merrill Lynch International. He spent the early part of his career as a practicing lawyer and taught part-time at both the University of Toronto and University of New Brunswick. Mr. Hay also serves on the boards of EPCOR, SHAD (Chair), the Council of Clean and Reliable Energy and as Chair of the Acquisition Committee of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Prior directorships include Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited (Vice Chair). Mr. Hay has a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto (Victoria College). He also holds a professional director designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D).

James Hinds

Mr. James D. Hinds is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. James Hinds is a corporate director. He is also a director of Allbanc Split Corp., a mutual fund company. He is a retired investment banker, having previously served as Managing Director of TD Securities Inc., prior to which he held positions at CIBC Wood Gundy Inc. and Newcrest Capital Inc. Mr. Hinds was the past chair of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), a Crown corporation responsible for operating the electricity market, and was also chair of the former Ontario Power Authority Board of Directors (2010-2014) until its merger with the IESO effective January 1, 2015. Mr. Hinds received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto, a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business and a law degree from the University of Toronto Law School.

Timothy Hodgson

Mr. Timothy Edward Hodgson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hodgson is a Managing Partner of Alignvest Capital Management. Prior to that, Mr. Hodgson was Special Advisor to Governor Mark Carney at Bank of Canada. Mr. Hodgson also held various positions in New York, London, Silicon Valley and Toronto with Goldman Sachs and served as Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Canada. Mr. Hodgson has held roles with Salomon Brothers, Price Waterhouse & Co. and Merrill Lynch Canada. Mr. Hodgson also serves on the boards of Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (Chair), PSP Investments, MEG Energy Corp. Previous directorships include Alignvest Acquisition Corporation, KGS-Alpha Capital Markets L.P., The Global Risk Institute, The Ivey School of Business, The Next36, Bridgeport Health and CanWest Media Works Inc. Mr. Hodgson has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba and a Masters of Business Administration from The Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Kathryn Jackson

Dr. Kathryn J. Jackson, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Kathryn Jackson is a corporate director. She also heads the energy and technology consulting practice for KeySource, serving clients in business growth, technology development and energy services across commercial markets and in the U.S. federal sector. Until 2015, she was the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of RTI International Metals Inc. (2014-2015), a U.S. titanium producer, and also served as Head of Overall Research and Development Activities. Prior to joining RTI, Dr. Jackson was Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Westinghouse Electric Company, a U.S. nuclear power company. Dr. Jackson has also served as executive vice president of River Systems Operations and Environment and the corporate environmental officer at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). In her 17 years with TVA, she was responsible for the management of the 6,000 megawatt hydropower system, flood control, navigation, dam safety, public lands management, environmental services, and research and development activities. Dr. Jackson is a director of Portland General Electric Company and Cameco Corporation and previously served as Chair of the Independent System Operator New England. She is an advisor to Carnegie Mellon University’s Engineering School and the Complex Engineered Systems program, and is a member of the advisory board of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Dr. Jackson holds a Doctorate and a Master’s degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering Management from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Grove City College.

Roberta Jamieson

Ms. Roberta L. Jamieson is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Roberta Jamieson is a Mohawk woman from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory in Ontario, where she still resides. She is also President and Chief Executive Officer of Indspire, Canada’s premiere Indigenous-led charity, and Executive Producer of the Indspire Awards, a nationally broadcast gala honouring Indigenous achievement. Ms. Jamieson was the first First Nations woman to earn a law degree in Canada; the first non-parliamentarian appointed an ex-officio member of a House of Commons Committee; the first woman Ombudsman of Ontario (1989-1999); and in December 2011, she was the first woman elected Chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. She was also a Director of the Ontario Power Generation Inc. Board of Directors (2012-2015). Ms. Jamieson was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 1994 and promoted to an Officer in 2016. Ms. Jamieson holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario.

Frances Lankin

Hon. Frances L. Lankin is Independent Director of the Company. She is a former President and CEO of the United Way – Toronto (2001-2010) and a former Member of Provincial Parliament for the Toronto (Ontario) riding of Beaches – East York (1990-2001). Ms. Lankin is a recognized leader in the non-profit sector and has been widely honoured for her contributions to the community, including Honorary Doctorate of Laws degrees from Queen’s University and Ryerson University, and an Honorary Doctorate of Education from Nipissing University. In 2009, Ms. Lankin was appointed to the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and served for five years as a member of the Security Intelligence Review Committee. In 2012, she was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2014, Ms. Lankin was appointed to the Council whose mandate was to review and identify opportunities to modernize government business enterprises, and in 2011 and 2012, she coled a review of Ontario’s social assistance system as part of the province’s poverty reduction strategy. During her first term as an elected Member of Provincial Parliament, Ms. Lankin served in a variety of Cabinet roles including Chair of Management Board, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Minister of Economic Development and Trade. Ms. Lankin is currently Chair of the National NewsMedia Council, a member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Jessica McDonald

Ms. Jessica L. McDonald is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. McDonald is Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post Corporation. Previous roles include President and Chief Executive Officer of British Columbia Hydro & Power Authority and Executive Vice President of HB Global Advisors Corp., as well as a successful practice in mediation and negotiation on major commercial and industrial projects. In addition, Ms. McDonald has held many positions with the B.C. government, including the most senior public service position in the provincial government as Deputy Minister to the Premier, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the B.C. Public Service, responsible for overseeing all aspects of government operations. Ms. McDonald also serves on the boards of Canada Post Corporation, Coeur Mining Inc. and Trevali Mining Corporation, and is on the Member Council of Sustainable Development Technology Canada. Previous directorships include Powertech Labs (Chair) and Powerex Corp. Ms. McDonald has a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from the University of British Columbia. She is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada.

Philip Orsino

Mr. Philip S. Orsino is Independent Director of the Company. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jeld-Wen Inc., a global integrated manufacturer of building products from 2011 until he retired in 2014. Formerly until October 2005, Mr. Orsino was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Masonite International Corporation for 22 years. Mr. Orsino is a director of The Bank of Montreal and chair of its Audit and Conduct Review Committee and a director of The Minto Group, a private real estate developer, and Chair of the Audit Committee. He was the recipient of the 2003 Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year Award and received the University of Toronto’s Distinguished Business Alumni Award for 2002. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants and holds a degree from Victoria College at the University of Toronto. Mr. Orsino was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2004.

Jane Peverett

Ms. Jane Leslie Peverett is Independent Director of the Company. She was President and Chief Executive Officer (2005-2009) of the British Columbia Transmission Corporation, which was responsible for the high voltage electricity transmission system in British Columbia. Prior to that, she was President and CEO of Union Gas Limited. Ms. Peverett currently serves as a director of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and chairs its Audit Committee, a director of Northwest Natural Gas Company, and a director of Canadian Pacific Railway. Ms. Peverett also serves as a director of Encana Corporation and chairs its Audit Committee, but will not be standing for reelection in 2017. Ms. Peverett earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Queen’s University. She is also a Certified Management Accountant, a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Russel Robertson

Mr. Russel C. Robertson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Robertson is a corporate director and former Executive Vice President and Head, Anti-Money Laundering, BMO Financial Group. Mr. Robertson has served as Chief Financial Officer, BMO Financial Group and Executive Vice-President, Business Integration where he oversaw the integration of Harris Bank and M&I Bank forming BMO Harris Bank. Before joining BMO, he spent over 35 years as a Chartered Professional Accountant holding various senior positions including the positions of Vice-Chair, Deloitte & Touche LLP (Canada) and Canadian Managing Partner, Arthur Andersen LLP (Canada). Mr. Robertson also serves on the boards of Bausch Health Companies Inc. and Turquoise Hill Resources. Previous directorships include Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. Mr. Robertson has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ontario). He is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Gale Rubenstein

Ms. Gale Rubenstein is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Gale Rubenstein is a partner of the law firm Goodmans LLP and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. She practices law primarily in the areas of commercial insolvency and restructuring with emphasis on financial institutions, both domestic and international, and on pension restructurings. Ms. Rubenstein was senior counsel to the liquidators of numerous financial institutions and has been counsel to the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (Canada) and the Superintendent of Financial Services (Ontario). She has authored numerous papers on the insolvency of insurance companies and banks, and is an update author of LexisNexis Canada’s Insurance Companies Act: Legislation and Commentary. She obtained her Bachelor of Law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) and is a current Director of the Insolvency Institute of Canada; a member of Insol International; and a Director of the Osgoode Hall Alumni Association. She has been a Director of Hydro One Inc. since March 30, 2007.

William Sheffield

Mr. William Herbert Sheffield is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sheffield is a corporate director. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Sappi Fine Papers, headquartered in South Africa. Previously, he held senior roles with Abitibi-Consolidated, Inc. and Abitibi-Price, Inc. He began his career in the steel industry and held General Manager, Industrial Engineering and Cold Mill Operating roles at Stelco, Inc. Mr. Sheffield also serves on the boards of Houston Wire & Cable Company, Velan, Inc., Burnbrae Farms Ltd., Longview Aviation Capital and Family Enterprise Xchange. Previous directorships include Canada Post Corporation, Ontario Power Generation, Corby Distilleries, Royal Group Technologies and SHAD. Mr. Sheffield has a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) from Carleton University and an MBA from McMaster University. He holds a professional director certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors and a similar designation from the National Association of Corporate Directors in the U.S. He also completed the Family Enterprise Advisors Program (FEA) at the University of British Columbia.

Melissa Sonberg

Ms. Melissa Sonberg is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Sonberg is a corporate director and Adjunct Professor and Executive-in-Residence at McGill University’s Desautel Faculty of Management. She spent the early part of her career in the healthcare industry before joining Air Canada, where she held leadership positions in a range of customer facing, operational and corporate functions. Ms. Sonberg was part of the founding executive team of Aeroplan, now part of AIMIA. Ms. Sonberg held positions of Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Affairs and Senior Vice President, Global Brands, Communications and External Affairs at AIMIA. Ms. Sonberg also serves on the boards of Exchange Income Corporation, MD Financial Holdings, Inc., Canadian Professional Sales Association, Group Touchette, Women in Capital Markets and Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights. Previous directorships include Rideau, Inc., Via Rail Canada, University of Ottawa, International Advisory Board and the McGill University Health Centre. Ms. Sonberg has a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from McGill University and a Masters of Health Administration from the University of Ottawa. She is a Certified Human Resource Executive and holds a professional director certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors