Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Regulatory Affairs, Emera Inc.
Bob was appointed Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Regulatory Affairs, Emera in August 2016. He leads strategy and alignment for teams across Emera working in stakeholder and regulatory relations, communications and government relations.
Bob has held progressively senior roles within the Emera companies since joining the business in 2002. He was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova Scotia Power. Prior to that, Bob served as Chief Legal Officer for Emera, Executive Chairman of Barbados Light & Power Holdings, and President and COO at Bangor Hydro.
Bob grew up in Yarmouth and earned his law degree at Dalhousie University. He worked in western Canada’s energy sector before returning to Nova Scotia in 2002. Bob serves as a member of the Dalhousie University Board of Governors and was previously Chair of the IWK Health Centre Board.
He is a member of the Canadian Electricity Association, the Energy Council of Canada, and the Institute of Corporate Directors (Atlantic Chapter).