Brad Bowness was promoted to Senior Vice President, Technology and Chief Information Officer in January, 2019, with oversight of Cyber and Physical Security Operations and all aspects of Information and Operating Technology.
With more than 20 years of experience in the electricity sector, Mr. Bowness is a proven results oriented executive adept at driving strategic change to optimize business operations. He has served in several executive positions at Hydro One including Vice President, Construction Services; Vice President, Transmission & Stations; and Vice President, Distribution where he had organizational accountability for over 3000 employees and over $1 Billion of annual work program. He has been a transformational leader who has had a significant impact on the journey towards operational excellence.
Prior to joining Hydro One, Mr. Bowness spent 6 years in the management consulting and systems integration industry. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team and a direct report to the CEO, Mr. Bowness brings his expertise in both Information Technology and Utility Operations to provide strategic leadership for the organization.
Brad holds an Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He has served as a board member for the Ontario Energy Network and is currently a board member for the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange.