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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.

David Sinclair, Director

David Sinclair

Prior to his retirement, Dave Sinclair held senior management positions for more than 25 years, most recently as president and CEO of Kenora Hydro Electric Corporation Ltd. prior to the merger with Thunder Bay Hydro to form Synergy North.

Mr. Sinclair has Chaired the Boards of a number of energy sector-related associations. During his tenure as chair of the Municipal Electric Association, he led the structural change to enable the organization to become the Electricity Distributors Association. He also chaired the Municipal Electric Association Reciprocal Insurance Exchange (MEARIE), which provides insurance solutions to Ontario’s local distribution companies (LDCs), as well as the LDC Tomorrow Fund, which supports research projects and finances energy innovation for the benefit of LDCs.

Mr. Sinclair currently serves as vice chair of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, a provincially funded agency that invests 100 million dollars annually into northern Ontario to foster job creation and strengthen the economy.

Mr. Sinclair holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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