Hugo Shaw

Senior Vice-President, Safety, Security & Emergency Management

Hugo Shaw was appointed BC Hydro's Senior Vice President, Safety, Security & Emergency Management in September 2015. He has held several different senior level positions during his career at the company including Director of Business Development and Generation Engineering, Vice President, Transmission & Distribution Project Delivery and Chief Safety Officer.

Hugo leads the teams that ensure the safety of our workers, customers, facilities and projects across the province. His teams are focussed on improving our safety record, ensuring that we are prepared for potential emergencies, the security of our employees and customers and providing integrated delivery of these essential functions.

He has worked in the power industry for 30 years in both the public and private sector and has had leadership roles in generation and transmission and distribution operations, engineering, business development, and project and construction management.

Hugo has an undergraduate degree in Forestry from the University of New Brunswick and an MBA from the University of Calgary.