Executive Vice-President and Chief Engineering and Construction Officer
Dino Priore is Executive Vice-President and Chief Engineering and Construction Officer, Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited. Mr. Priore oversees the life-cycle planning, system investment and asset management of the company's electrical grid; the development, estimating, and scheduling of infrastructure work programs; and the execution of the work programs through detailed design, construction, and maintenance activities. In addition to leading a large team of technical and operational professionals to help ensure a safe and reliable distribution system, Mr. Priore is also responsible for complex customer connection and expansion projects, such as Copeland Station and energy storage installations, as well as multi-year coordination and relocation initiatives in support of Toronto's transit projects and Waterfront Revitalization. He also sponsors various technology, productivity, training, leadership and health and safety initiatives.
With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Priore brings extensive knowledge in the operations of an electricity distribution company with diverse experience in several operational roles, leading complex strategic projects, managing multi-functional departments, and driving transformational change. Mr. Priore held various managerial positions responsible for the design and construction of work programs throughout the city, the implementation of an enterprise-wide GIS system, as well as the selection and delivery of technology and renewable energy solutions for the utility.
Mr. Priore is a professional engineer, holding a bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto and a Masters of Business Administration from the Schulich Business School at York University. Mr. Priore graduated with honours standing from both institutions and is the recipient of several academic scholarships and distinctions.