Nancy Tower , FCA
Executive Vice President of Business Development, Emera Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia and CEO, Emera Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Nancy was appointed Executive Vice President of Business Development for Emera, and CEO of Emera Newfoundland and Labrador on May 1, 2011. Prior to this role, Nancy served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Emera. She has also held senior positions at Nova Scotia Power in corporate finance and operations, including Controller and Vice President of Customer Operations.
Nancy is a leader in her community, currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) as well as the Advisory Council of the Dalhousie University Corporate Residency MBA Program. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of Nova Scotia Business Inc., the Board of Trustees of the QEII Foundation, and the Board of Directors of CAA Atlantic. Nancy is also the former Chair of the Nova Scotia Institute of Chartered Accountants. She is a graduate of Dalhousie University.
Prior to joining Emera, Nancy worked with Grant Thornton, A.I. Tower, and Ernst & Young. Throughout her career, Nancy has consistently demonstrated strong leadership skills, with a focus on results, coupled with solid financial acumen. It is this experience that earned her the designation of a Fellow Chartered Accountant.