Mr. McFadden is a lawyer whose practice focused on the energy, infrastructure, financial services and aerospace industries. He was formerly Counsel at Gowling WLG, and is a former member of the firm's Board of Trustees and Executive Committee.
Mr. McFadden currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of 407 International Inc. and PCI Geomatics Inc. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Cricket Energy Holdings Inc. He is also a Vice-Chair of the Independent Electricity System Operator's Electricity Transformation Network of Ontario, and serves on the Advisory Board of the MaRS Advanced Energy Centre and on the Council for Clean & Reliable Electricity. Mr. McFadden was named the Energy Leader of the Year by the Ontario Energy Association in 2013.
In the past, Mr. McFadden has served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Energy Association. Mr. McFadden has also served as co-chair of the Ontario government's Electricity Transition Committee, and has also served on the government's Electricity Distribution Sector Review Panel and its Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force. Mr. McFadden has also been active in the higher education sector. He served as Chair of the Ontario Centres of Excellence from 2004-2010, and is currently a member of the Board of Governors of York University.
Mr. McFadden holds a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.
Mr. McFadden currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors. He is also an ex-officio member of the Audit Committee, Human Resources and Environment Committee, and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.