David Lebeter

Senior Vice-President, Safety

David Lebeter was appointed BC Hydro's Senior Vice-President, Safety, in April 2018. David first joined BC Hydro in 2005, and most recently was BC Hydro's Vice-President, T&D Field Operations; a role in which he was accountable for the safety and productivity of up to 1,600 field employees.

In his time with BC Hydro, David has been a vocal leader and a strong advocate for a safe and engaged workforce. Today, David leads the teams that ensure the safety of our workers, customers, facilities and projects across the province. His team's efforts are focused on BC Hydro reaching its goal of zero injuries.

Prior to joining BC Hydro, David spent 23 years in the forest industry, working in leadership roles across B.C. that were responsible for all aspects of operations, including safety, customer and product selection.

David holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration from SFU, has completed the Queens Executive Program, holds a Bachelor of Science in Forest Engineering from UBC, and is a Registered Professional Forester in B.C.

He serves as Executive Board Member for Smart Grid Northwest, Operations Board Member for Western Energy Institute, and Chairman of the Distribution Council with the Canadian Electricity Association.