Executive Vice President, Business Development, Emera Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, Emera Newfoundland and Labrador
Effective May 1, 2011, Nancy was appointed CEO of Emera Newfoundland and Labrador and Executive Vice President of Business Development at Emera Inc.
Prior to that, Nancy held the position of Chief Financial Officer since 2005 and was responsible for overseeing all the financial activities of Emera including external reporting, business development, financial operations, risk management and relationships with equity and debt markets.
With Nova Scotia Power since 1997, she held senior positions in corporate finance and in operations including Controller and Vice President of Customer Operations. In this role, Nancy led a team of over 1,000 employees who operate and maintain Nova Scotia’s electricity delivery system. Throughout her career, Nancy has consistently demonstrated powerful 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.
Prior to joining Emera, Nancy worked with Grant Thornton, A.I. Tower and Ernst & Young, where she gained experience in both the retail and financial services industries.
Nancy is a leader in our community, currently serving on the Board of Directors of Nova Scotia Business Inc., as well as, the Advisory Council of the Dalhousie University Corporate Residency MBA Program. She is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the QEII Foundation, and the Board of Directors of CAA Atlantic. Nancy is the former Chair of the Nova Scotia Institute of Chartered Accountants. She is a graduate of Dalhousie University.
Nancy resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.