Barry Perry, President & Chief Executive Officer, Fortis Inc.
Delivering energy for the greater grid: A perspective on the evolving North American Utility Sector
Mr. Perry’s career with the Fortis Group spans nearly 20 years. He was previously Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Perry joined the Fortis Group in 2000 as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Newfoundland Power. He was also Vice President and Treasurer with a global forest products company and Corporate Controller with a large crude oil refinery.
Mr. Perry earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Memorial University of Newfoundland and is a member of the Association of Chartered Professional Accountants of Newfoundland and Labrador.
He serves on the Boards of FortisBC, UNS Energy and ITC Holdings Corp., all Fortis utilities.
Mr. Perry is Chair of the Edison Electric Institute's (EEI) International Programs Trans-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee and Co-Chair of EEI's CEO Policy Committee on Energy Delivery. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.
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