Mary Ellen Richardson

Mary Ellen Richardson

Ms. Richardson is an independent consultant to the energy sector, with extensive experience in the oil, natural gas and electricity industries. Ms. Richardson currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors, and is Chair of the Human Resources and Governance Committee of Markham District Energy Inc.

In the past, Ms. Richardson has served as President of the Canadian District Energy Association, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Vice-President, Conservation Programs and External Relations at the Ontario Power Authority, President of the Association of Major Power Consumers in Ontario, and was a member of the Board of Directors and Human Resources Committee of Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.

Ms. Richardson has also served on the management board of the Ontario Centre of Excellence in Energy, on the Board of Directors of Environmental Careers Organization of Canada, on the Ontario Government’s Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force, on the Executive of the Stakeholders’ Alliance for Competition and Customer Choice, and on Hydro One’s Customer Advisory Board.

Ms. Richardson holds an Honours degree in Economics from the University of Calgary, and the ICD.D designation.

Ms. Richardson currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited.

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