Mr. Leonard holds of position of Vice-President - Markets, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. In this capacity, he is responsible for market evolution and sector policy analysis, all financial management aspects of the organization, including corporate and market accounting, and the credit risk and settlement of the wholesale electricity markets. He also chairs the IESO's Pension Management Committee.
Mr. Leonard has been with the IESO from its formation in 1999. Previously he held the positions of Director - Finance, Corporate Controller and Manager - Financial Systems and Support.
Prior to his current role he worked in progressively senior finance roles within the electricity sector since 1996. Before joining the IESO, Mr. Leonard was with Ernst & Young LLP.
Mr. Leonard is a native of Sudbury, Ontario and is Chartered Accountant and a graduate of Laurentian University (B. Com.).