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The IESO President and CEO and Leadership Team are responsible for implementing the strategic direction and initiatives for the organization in keeping with its statutory objectives. They also provide advice and recommendations to the IESO Board of Directors.

Michael Bernstein, Director

Michael Bernstein

Michael Bernstein is president of Juno Advisors Ltd., a consulting company focusing on strategic advisory and investment opportunities.  He is also the chair of CircuitMeter Inc., and a director of Biome Renewable.

Before establishing Juno, Mr. Bernstein was president and CEO of Capstone Infrastructure Corporation, a publicly traded company with a portfolio of power assets in Canada and utility assets in Europe. An executive with extensive experience in the Canadian power, infrastructure and utilities sector, he has served as president of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Canada Ltd., senior managing director of Infrastructure and Utilities Advisory for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada, and as a senior executive with CIBC World Markets’ power & utilities investment banking group.

Mr. Bernstein has been involved in a number of major projects and transactions, including the $4.25 billion Bruce Power refurbishment, electricity evolution initiatives in New Brunswick, Alberta and B.C, and the $40-billion restructuring of Ontario Hydro. Until January 2019, he was chair of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario.

He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, and a past director of Build Toronto, the real estate development arm of the City of Toronto.

Mr. Bernstein earned a BA in economics and philosophy from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Ivey Business School. He also holds the chartered financial analyst and ICD.D designations.