Ken Peterson

Chair of the Board, BC Hydro

Appointed July 19, 2017

Ken Peterson was appointed Executive Chair of BC Hydro on July 19, 2017.

Mr. Peterson's 40-year career spans a wide range of assignments in the electricity industry. The last 10 years of his professional career were spent as CEO of Powerex, the marketing and trading subsidiary of BC Hydro. He also served as a trustee of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation since 2006, where he applied his industry experience to the physical and cyber-security reliability challenges facing utilities.