President and CEO, Toronto Hydro Corporation

anthony haines

Anthony Haines is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Toronto Hydro Corporation and its subsidiaries, one of the largest urban electricity distribution companies in North America. He is a seasoned leader with over 30 years of experience in both natural gas and electricity, which brings a unique perspective to the Canadian energy industry.

Mr. Haines currently participates on the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) Market Renewal Panel. He is the past Chair of the Ontario Energy Association (OEA) and Canadian Electricity Association (CEA). He has received a number of industry accolades, including the Electricity Distributors Association’s Chair’s Citation Award, OEA’s Leader of the Year, Corporate Responsibility Association’s North America CEO of the year (first Canadian to receive) and Energy Council of Canada’s 2014 Canadian Energy Person of the Year.

In addition to his commitment to the energy industry, Mr. Haines is actively involved in philanthropic activities. He is most proud of his fundraising efforts for the Ross Tilley Burn Center at Sunnybrook Hospital, the largest and most advanced burn treatment centre in Canada. Mr. Haines is responsible for Toronto Hydro’s charity golf tournament, which has raised millions of dollars for electrical injury rehabilitation research.