People: Hydro One Ltd (H.TO)
7 Aug 2020
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 served as a member of the Senior Executive Team from 2008 to 2017 where his responsibilities included regulatory affairs, law and governance and a role in a number of the plan’s key investments. 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. Mr. Cowper-Smith’s board experience included numerous advisory assignments when at McCarthy Tetrault, including working closely with and advising boards of directors on material governance reviews, change of control transactions and creditor reorganizations. In addition to Hydro One, current or prior board appointments include companies like Porter Airlines, 407 ETR, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario 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 as part of an interest in infrastructure policy and the delivery of public infrastructure projects and 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 and holds his ICD.D. He is a regular faculty presenter for the Directors College.
|Total Annual Compensation, CAD||--|
|Restricted Stock Award, CAD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, CAD||--|
|All Other, CAD||102,152|
|Fiscal Year Total, CAD||102,152|