Operating Company Leadership

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Wayne O'Connor

President & Chief Executive Officer, Nova Scotia Power

Wayne has been with Emera since 2003. Currently he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova Scotia Power, a role he assumed in October 2019.

Prior to this, Wayne held a series of senior leadership positions within Emera companies, including Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy of Emera Inc., Executive Vice President, Operations for Nova Scotia Power, and President and Chief Operating Officer of Emera Energy.

Before joining Emera, Wayne held various roles with TransCanada Pipelines. He has extensive experience in energy marketing and trading, related financial products and risk management— expertise gained over more than 25 years in the industry.

Wayne earned his Bachelor of Management, Marketing from the University of Lethbridge. He serves as Chair on the Board of Governors of Armbrae Academy in Halifax.