Executive Team

Who's on the executive team

BC Hydro's executive team is led by the CEO, and includes leaders from the lines of business and corporate service groups.

  • Jessica McDonald, President & CEO
  • Chris O'Riley, Deputy CEO & Capital Infrastructure Project Delivery
  • Teresa Conway, President & CEO, Powerex
  • Greg Reimer, Executive Vice-President, Transmission & Distribution
  • Cheryl Yaremko, Executive Vice-President, Finance & Business Services and Chief Financial Officer
  • Ray Aldeguer, General Counsel
  • Janet Fraser, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Mark Poweska, Senior Vice-President, Training, Development and Generation
  • Hugo Shaw, Senior Vice-President, Safety, Security and Emergency Management

CEO role and responsibilities

The CEO is the senior management officer of BC Hydro. The CEO leads the executive management team, and is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of the corporation.

Although not a board member, the CEO has access to the same information as any director, except when relating to the CEO's performance, as appropriate.

Performance evaluation

The board's Governance & Human Resources Committee is responsible for the CEO's performance evaluation process.

Executive compensation

BC Hydro is committed to openness and accountability. In our effort to remain as transparent an organization as possible BC Hydro is making information easily accessible to British Columbians.

BC Hydro Executive contracts: