Mr. McMaster is responsible for the regulated transmission and distribution (wires) businesses, along with regulated market services including metering, meter data management, load settlement, tariffs and billing. He is also responsible for the non-regulated power services engineering, construction, procurement and maintenance business.
Mr. McMaster has more than 35 years in the utility industry with widespread experience with transmission projects and the Alberta market, from infrastructure planning to power pool and system operations. Prior to joining ENMAX in September 2010, Mr. McMaster held several key positions including Chief Executive Officer at the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO), President of the Transmission Administrator of Alberta, and Chief Operations Officer for the Power Pool of Alberta. He also has many years in the engineering consulting world with SNC and Acres International working in places such as Nepal, Ghana and Azerbaijan on transmission and utility infrastructure.
As well, Mr. McMaster has been Chair of the Independent System Operator and Regional Transmission Organization Council, a board member of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council, and a member of the executive steering committee for the North American Electric Reliability Corporation Investigation of the North East Black Out in 2003.