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Doug Allen

Chair of the Board, BC Hydro

Doug Allen

Appointed February 26, 2021

Doug Allen is the current Chair of BC Hydro’s Board of Directors. Mr. Allen has an extensive background in the public and private sectors in British Columbia. Most recently, Mr. Allen was Vice chair of the Board of Directors of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. In 2015, he was the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TransLink. Between 2011 to 2014, Mr. Allen served as the CEO of InTransit BC, the private company in the very successful Public/Private Partnership responsible for Canada Line that links YVR and Richmond to downtown Vancouver.

Mr. Allen has spent 10 years with the Government of Canada (mainly with the Department of Finance). In addition, his public service includes the Government of British Columbia as Provincial Deputy Minister of five different ministries including the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Employment and Investment. Mr. Allen was recently a member of the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Sun’s Adopt a School Program.

Mr. Allen holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alberta and a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration from the University of Hawaii.