Terry Bennett – Vice-President, Bruce Power & Joint Ventures
As Vice-President, Bruce Power & Joint Ventures, Terry Bennett is responsible for TransCanada’s Canadian Energy Joint Venture portfolio.
Mr. Bennett started his career at TransCanada in 1992 as an economist in Economic Forecasting. Within this department, he held a number of positions before becoming Manager in 1996. He then moved to Power Acquisitions and Business Development, was promoted to Director in 2000 and Vice-President in 2010.
Prior to TransCanada, Mr. Bennett worked at DRI-McGraw-Hill, Dunn & Bradstreet and NOVA Corporation.
Mr. Bennett graduated with a bachelor of arts from the University of Calgary and obtained a master’s degree in economics from Queens University.
David M. Kohlenberg – Vice President, Law, Corporate Development and Energy, TransCanada Corp.
As Vice President, Law, Corporate Development and Energy, David Kohlenberg is responsible for providing legal support for TransCanada’s acquisition, divestiture, project development and major infrastructure activities. In addition, Mr. Kohlenberg is responsible for legal aspects of the Company’s investment in Bruce Power.
Sincejoining TransCanada in August 1994, Mr. Kohlenberg has held positions of increasing responsibility in a broad range of business areas including pipeline regulatory, corporate development, midstream, international, finance and energy. Mr. Kohlenberg assumed his current position in March, 2014. Prior to this time he was Vice President, Power Law from December 2004 to September 2006; and Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Development and Finance Law from 2006-2014.
Prior to joining TransCanada, Mr. Kohlenberg practiced law at the Calgary offices of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (then known as Howard Mackie) where he focused on corporate/commercial, energy and insolvency matters. He articled at Howard Mackie in 1987 and continued his practice at that firm until leaving as a senior associate in 1994 to work for TransCanada.
Mr. Kohlenberg holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon) and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta (Edmonton). He was called to the bar in the Province of Alberta and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Calgary Bar Association. Mr. Kohlenberg has lectured at Bar Admission courses in Alberta and numerous seminars on various corporate and commercial law issues.
Don MacKinnon | President, Power Worker’s Union (Retired)
Don MacKinnon began his career at Ontario Hydro in 1971 and is a lineman by trade. His union activism began more than 30 years ago and has included 11 years as the Power Workers’ Union’s (PWU) Vice President before becoming the President of PWU in 2000. He retired from this position in 2017.
Don has a reputation as a skilled and innovative negotiator who uses mutual gains approaches to achieve settlements that address business needs while fully respecting the rights and values of employees.
He is recognized as an authority on Ontario’s electricity system and with previous appointments to the Ontario Ministry of Energy Electricity Transition Committee and the Ontario Government Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force.
He is a member of the Order of Ontario and a recipient of The Canadian Forces Medallion for Distinguished Service, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and in 2015 was named as the Electricity Human Resources Canada Winner of the Award of Excellence for Leader of the Year.
Sebastien Sherman – Senior Managing Director, OMERS Infrastructure Management Inc.
In his role as Senior Managing Director, Americas, Sebastien leads OMERS Infrastructure’s Toronto and New York-based infrastructure teams, the acquisition of infrastructure businesses and the active management of portfolio companies in the Americas.
Sebastien has 13 years of experience originating, acquiring and managing large-scale infrastructure investments at OMERS Infrastructure. He has board directorship experience in the Americas and in Europe in sectors including energy distribution networks, transmission pipelines, high-speed rail infrastructure, airports, satellites and power generation facilities.
Prior to joining OMERS Infrastructure, Sebastien spent seven years with investment banks including Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets advising on M&A transactions and financings. Earlier in his career, Sebastien also worked at the Bank of Canada, Canada’s central bank.
Sebastien has an Honours BA (Economics) degree from Queen’s University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Annesley Wallace – Managing Director, OMERS Infrastructure Management Inc.
In her role as Managing Director at OMERS Infrastructure Management Inc., Ms. Wallace is responsible for managing investments in the OMERS Infrastructure portfolio to deliver long-term value for the OMERS pension plan. In this role, Ms. Wallace is also a Director on the Boards of Midland Cogeneration Venture (MCV), Enersource and LifeLabs.
As an engineer with significant large-scale engineering and construction project experience, Annesley has developed expertise in sectors including nuclear and thermal power, transmission and distribution, and renewable energy. Before joining OMERS Infrastructure she held progressively senior roles at SNC-Lavalin Inc., including Vice-President, Operations for the Energy & Industrial division.
Ms. Wallace holds Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) and Master of Science (Mechanical and Materials Engineering), degrees from Queen’s University, and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.
Mark Warner – Executive Consultant, WSC International, LLC
Mr. Warner is an Executive Consultant with WSC International, LLC, a consortium of leadership executives and senior managers with extensive experience in the nuclear power industry.
WSC International’s background and areas of expertise include major organizational redesign work, station recovery, plant management, operations, engineering, maintenance and work management/outage improvement. Mr. Warner joined WSC International in 2010 and has worked with Tokyo Electric Power Company, Bruce Power of Canada, Constellation Energy, American Electric Power, and the Salt River Project.
Prior to joining WSC International, Mr. Warner held executive leadership roles with PECO Energy, AmerGen, Exelon and FPL Energy over his 27-year career. Mr. Warner has held roles in regional and site operations, plant acquisitions and improving underperforming nuclear generation assets. Under his leadership, two of the facilities received the highest rating from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, whose mission is to promote excellence in the operation of commercial nuclear power plants.
Mr. Warner is a member of the Nuclear Safety Task Force for Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). The task force consists of international members who advise the Nuclear Safety Oversight Office for the company on the Nuclear Reform Plan to recover the Nuclear Programs following the Fukushima accident.
Mr. Warner serves on the Board for The Borland Center for Performing Arts, and is the Executive Director for Palm Beach Community Church.
Mr. Warner holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Cum Laude from Villanova University, and a Senior Reactor Operator Certification from Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. He completed the Advanced Management Program at the Fuqua School of Business and the INPO Senior Nuclear Plant Management Course.
Prior to his career in the Nuclear Power Industry, Mr. Warner served in the U.S. Marine Corps for eight years.
Donald (Don) M. Wishart – Chairman of the Bruce Power Board, Executive Vice-President Operations and Major Projects, TransCanada (Ret.)
Mr. Wishart has more than 40 years of experience in the energy sector in the areas of business development, project management, operations and environmental services in both international and North American settings.
He joined TransCanada Corporation in 1997 and held the positions of Senior Vice-President, Project Development and Senior Vice-President, Field Operations. In 2004 he assumed the position of Executive Vice-President, Operations and Major Projects, a position he held until his retirement in 2013. As Executive Vice-President, Operations and Major Projects, Don was responsible for the full range of services required to design, build, operate and maintain all facilities and infrastructure at TransCanada. These responsibilities included engineering and technical services, project management, construction, field operations, community, safety and environment, and procurement and shared services.
Mr. Wishart holds Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Alberta. He is also a certified member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Calgary Chapter Executive of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and participates in a number of public and private boards.
Steven J. Zucchet – Managing Director, OMERS Infrastructure Management Inc.
In his role as Managing Director at OMERS Infrastructure, Steven is responsible for originating and leading the pursuit of energy assets, primarily in North America.
He has deep expertise in the energy sector, and since joining OMERS Infrastructure in November 2003 he has led numerous transactions and had asset management responsibilities on Oncor Electric Delivery Company, MCV, Vento II and Bruce Power.
Prior to joining OMERS Infrastructure, Steven served as Chief Operating Officer at Enwave Energy, where he was responsible for overall operations and major infrastructure projects. Before that he worked with an international consulting firm primarily on transportation and energy-related projects.
Steven is a board member of Oncor, Bruce Power Inc., and CIEL. He has a BA (Mechanical Engineering) and M.Eng (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Toronto and is a Professional Engineer.