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Jen Aitchison

Jen is Senior Vice President, Sustainable Energy Practice Leader at Hugh Wood Canada Inc. She’s been acknowledged for fundamentally changing the insurance landscape for renewable energy and combining risk management with market-based solutions for win-win results. Jen is a founding member of Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE), won the 2015 Canadian Solar Industry Association’s President’s Award for chairing the PV Fire Safety committee including release of the Fire Safety Manual. She currently serves on TREC SolarShare’s governance committee and was previous President and board chair of Touchstone Youth Shelter. She was also featured by WiRE as one of the leading environmentalists supporting the insurance portfolio.

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Michael TingleDirector
Mary Caputi

Mary is Vice President, Innovation and Growth at Oakville Enterprises Corporation (OEC). She leads OEC in advancing the organization forward to strategically align the businesses with the fast pace of change, the challenges of new and disruptive technologies, and the way energy is being transformed. Mary is also Chief Conservation Officer at Oakville Hydro and leads the organization's Women in Leadership initiative.

Previously, Mary held senior roles in Finance, Regulatory Affairs, Energy Conservation, Supply Chain & Facilities, Institutionalized Program Management and Communications at OEC.  She serves on and actively participates in many committees such as the Canadian Electricity Association Emerging Issues Committee and the Ontario Energy Board Industry Standards Committee.  Mary is also a volunteer public representative for the Halton District School Board’s Audit Committee and is a graduate of the University of Waterloo with a degree in mathematics and accounting.

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Scott Knapman, Treasurer

Scott Knapman is Vice President of Alectra, in the non-regulated affiliate. Formerly part of Horizon Energy Solutions Inc. (HESI), he was responsible for creating a clear vision and growth strategy for HESI and then translating that strategic direction, goals and objectives into operational plans and activities necessary to effectively carry out the mandate.

Under his leadership, HESI expanded rapidly, developing distributed energy resource projects including a portfolio of solar projects, growing a suite of energy management services and doubling its metering business to now wholesale revenue meter half of the power produced in Ontario.

He qualified Horizon Utilities, and responded to the IESO’s RFP energy storage for peak shaving using solid battery technology and has been assisting a developer with a CAES project.

 

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Michael TingleDirector
Jon Norman

Jon Norman is President & COO of Hydrostor, a leader in Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES). Jon is a professional engineer with over 20 years experience in the power industry, management consulting and government. Jon previously held senior roles at Brookfield Asset Management, including SVP for power markets in Europe, and responsibility for regulatory policy and government relations across North America for the power and utilities business. In earlier roles he served as project manager for environmental operations and held senior roles in government, where he led grid and networks policy development in Ontario, as well as interjurisdictional negotiations. Jon holds an interdisciplinary master’s degree in engineering and economics from the University of Toronto.

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Mark Tinkler, Secretary of the Board

Mark has been working with Customized Energy Solutions (CES) since 2012. Mark provides reporting and analysis services for the Ontario Electricity Market and for Canada in general. He also provides expertise and client support in Emerging Technologies focusing on energy storage, distributed resources, renewables, demand response and smart grid. Mark recently coordinated CES’s efforts as lead consultant to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources’ Energy Storage Initiative (ESI), and the release of its “State of Charge” report in September 2016.

Mark worked for Ontario Hydro/Ontario Power Generation for 29 years in various technical and management positions. Since 2005 he has offered strategic consulting services to the energy sector regarding emerging energy options and technologies. He also initiated a major energy storage demonstration program in Toronto in collaboration with multiple sponsors, and has been the author of numerous reports and presentations on energy storage and distributed generation.

 

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Francois Vitez, Vice-Chair

Mr. Vitez has over 20 years of experience in the development, engineering and construction management of hydropower projects in Canada, USA and internationally, namely in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Previously, he led the Business Development activities for Global Hydropower & Power Delivery Business Unit at SNC-Lavalin.

Early in his career, he worked at developing numerous small hydropower projects in Nepal including his own Khudi Hydropower Project which is considered as a model for integrated renewable energy development in Nepal and well recognised in Canada, winning both the Quebec and Canadian Engineering Association awards in 2008 in the International Projects Category.

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Michael TingleDirector