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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.

Lisa Pearson

Lisa Pearson

Lisa Pearson is an experienced leader and a trusted advisor to boards of directors, CEOs and executive teams, who applies her broad private, public and not-for-profit sector experience to address complex public affairs challenges.

She is currently the Vice President of Public Affairs at a national health care company. Formerly, as a managing principal at a leading strategic advisory firm, Ms. Pearson developed and implemented successful public affairs strategies for organizations in many sectors, including in electricity and energy. Earlier in her career, Ms. Pearson held senior policy advisor and communications roles with the Government of Ontario and the IESO.

Currently, Ms. Pearson serves on the board of the National Ballet of Canada. She is a past board member and Chair of the Communications Committee for the Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation. Ms. Pearson holds an MA, Ontario Public Policy Analysis and Canadian Politics from McMaster University and a BA, Political Science and French from Bishop’s University.

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