Rosemarie T. Leclair Bio Picture

Rosemarie T. Leclair

Chair & Chief Executive Officer

Rosemarie T. Leclair was appointed Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Energy Board (the Board) on April 6, 2011.

Ms. Leclair has spent almost 20 years in the municipal public sector. Her roles during that time included 15 years with the City of Ottawa, where she held several senior positions, including five years as Deputy City Manager of Public Works and Services. In 2005, Ms. Leclair joined the Hydro Ottawa Group of Companies (Hydro Ottawa) as President and CEO. She has also served as a Special Advisor to the Province of Ontario.

Ms. Leclair has served on the Board of Directors for various energy associations along with the United Way/Centraide Ottawa. She is a member of the University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors, was twice named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network (2007 and 2010), and was recognized as an Honoured Champion by the United Nations Association in Canada on the occasion of International Women’s Day in 2009.

Ms. Leclair earned a degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Ottawa and became a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1985.