2016 Presidents Luncheon
December 1, 2016, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel
791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Guest Speaker: Jessica McDonald, President & CEO BC Hydro
Jessica began her career in the Public Service in 1991 and held many different roles including serving as a Deputy Minister to the Premier, Cabinet Secretary and head of the B.C. Public Service.
Today, Jessica oversees one of the largest utilities in Canada, with 5,500 employees, over $5 billion in revenue, providing 93% clean energy and the third lowest rates in North America.
Bringing a future-focused approach to her role as CEO, Jessica's agenda is structured around five key pillars: customer service, capital project delivery, energy management, employee engagement and continued operational improvement.
Jessica is a member of the B.C. Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada and serves as a Board Director of the Insurance Corporation of B.C. and Powerex, and Board Chair of Powertech Labs. She has been recognized nationally for her leadership in innovation and employee engagement, including the IPAC/Deloitte National Gold Award for Public Sector Leadership.
Jessica has been named to Canada's Top 40 Under 40 and Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women. Born and raised in British Columbia, Jessica is proud to be a part of BC Hydro.
Title: The World's Increasing Shift to Renewables - Where Does BC Fit In?
Synopsis: With the threat of climate change looming, the world has made a permanent shift in the conversation and direction of renewable energy. So, where is the world going and how does B.C. play a role?
* We respectfully ask that there is no video recording of her speech.
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