Chris Sanderson

Director, BC Hydro

Appointed January 24, 2018

Chris's primary area of expertise is public utility law. His work focuses on government relations and regulation in the energy and resource sectors throughout western Canada. He has advised utilities, independent power producers, marketers, mine and energy project developers, Crown corporations, tribunals and governments. He appears frequently before energy and environmental regulatory boards in B.C., Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

Previous board roles include the Chair of Family Services of Greater Vancouver and of the Society for the Education of Children with Specific Learning Disabilities. He was also a member of the Canadian Judicial Appointment Advisory Committee and has represented the BC Civil Liberties Association at all levels of the BC Courts and the Supreme Court of Canada on a pro bono basis.

Chris has a Bachelor of Arts and an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia.