Chris O’Riley

President and CEO
BC Hydro

Chris O’Riley leads B.C.’s largest Crown corporation. BC Hydro delivers 98% clean, renewable electricity to its four million customers and is spending approximately $2 billion per year over the next decade to refurbish and expand its electricity assets. O’Riley is chair of Powertech, a board member of Powerex and a member of the United Way Cabinet.

BEST HABIT: Avid cyclist and rides to work most days – rain or shine!
WHAT ELSE: Climate change is a challenge that must be confronted right now. Large institutions must take tangible action as we continue to see increased effects of climate change in our daily lives from extreme heat and wildfires, to more frequent floods and storms.”