Vinay Sharma

Vinay Sharma

CEO, London Hydro/Chair, Electricity Distributors Association

Vinay Sharma has been the CEO of London Hydro since August 1, 2009. Previously, he was Vice President of Strategic Planning & Customer Services at London Hydro, which he joined on August 24, 1998. London Hydro is an electrical utility with a turnover of $300M annually, serving approximately 150,000 electricity customers and about 101,000 water customers. Prior to joining London Hydro, Vinay worked with Saskatchewan Power Corporation for seven years in various capacities including Distribution Planning, Power Procurement, and Marketing. Previously, Vinay has worked as a consulting engineer with Cambrian (now AMEC) and as an Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan.

Vinay has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and is a Professional Engineer in the provinces of Ontario, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. He has also obtained a M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Saskatchewan, an MBA from the University of Regina and he has been a Chartered Director since 2008.