Terry is a highly regarded energy spokesperson and thought leader, boasting over 30 years of experience in Ontario's electricity sector. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, Terry has made significant contributions to shaping Ontario's energy landscape. His insights and leadership have positioned him as a trusted Senior Counsel to Sussex.
He had a distinguished career at the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), where he held various roles. Most notably, Terry served as the Interim President and CEO until his retirement in June 2021. Terry steered the organization through the challenges posed by the pandemic, ensuring a resilient response. He also played a pivotal role in charting a strategic course for the competitive acquisition of resources to meet the evolving energy requirements.
Prior to Sussex, Terry’s position included Vice President, Policy, Engagement and Innovation, responsible for stakeholder and community engagement, government relations, communications, and the development and delivery of the IESO’s province-wide electricity conservation programs. Terry also held the responsibility for Indigenous Relations and was instrumental in bringing conservation programs to Indigenous communities across the province.
Since retiring from the IESO, Terry has stayed active in the energy sector. He is the Chair of the Board for the Grandbridge Energy Local Distribution Company, represents Bruce Power Net Zero on the Board of Directors and Leadership Council of Energy Storage Canada and works with stakeholders in the distributed energy resources field.
Terry is a member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and is a strong advocate for Canadians living with kidney disease.