Josie Erzetic, President & CEO of the Electrical Safety Authority

OEN Networking Luncheon

Josie Erzetic, President & CEO, Electrical Safety Authority, held on December 16th, 2022
from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm,
at the new location, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto.

Speaker Bio

Josie is the President and CEO of the Electrical Safety Authority, a provincial safety regulator responsible for the Ontario Electrical Safety Code, electrical product safety, Licensed Electrical Contractors, and Local Distribution Companies.  Prior to this role, Josie was the ESA’s Chief Regulatory Officer and General Counsel with responsibility for the regulations, legal, communications, and government relations functions. Josie has spent most of her career in the electricity sector.  Before joining ESA, she held various roles at Ontario Power Generation including as Vice President, Corporate Business Development, responsible for the development of hydro, thermal, solar, and energy storage projects.  In particular, she proudly led the development of several renewable generation projects as joint ventures between Ontario Power Generation and First Nations partners.  Josie began her career as a lawyer in private practice specializing in energy, environmental, and planning law.  She received her ICD.D designation in 2016 and was called to the Bar in 1993.  Josie has also served on a number of Boards and as an advisor in the electricity sector.