President, Gas Distribution & Power
North York, Ontario
Cynthia Hansen was appointed President, Gas Distribution & Power, in June 2016 and is responsible for the overall leadership and operations of Enbridge Gas Distribution, Canada’s largest natural gas utility, as well as Enbridge Gas New Brunswick, Gazifère and St. Lawrence Gas. Ms Hansen also has responsibility for the operations of Enbridge’s power generating assets, which today include renewable energy investments in wind, solar, geothermal and hydroelectric as well as waste heat recovery facilities and power-transmission lines owned in whole or in part by Enbridge in North America.
With over 17 years of experience with Enbridge, she has worked in a number of financial, operational and safety leadership roles. Most recently, she held the role of Senior Vice President, Operations, Liquids Pipelines.
Ms Hansen serves on the board of the Canadian Gas Association, the Ontario Energy Association, the University of Alberta School of Business Advisory Council, and has been active in a number of not-for-profit and charitable organizations in Edmonton.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta, is a Chartered Accountant, and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Ms Hansen lives in Toronto with her husband.