Valerie Helbronner is a member of IESO's Stakeholder Advisory Committee, representing the sector of generators.
Valerie is a partner in Torys LLP's Infrastructure and Energy Practice. She has provided legal and strategic advice on energy projects across Canada and internationally. A focus of Valerie's practice has been on the development, financing and operation of renewable energy projects, including run-of-river hydro, wind and solar. Valerie has worked extensively with projects involving aboriginal interests and issues, including the duty to consult and accommodate. Valerie has also advised on numerous restructuring projects, including in Ontario, Russia, Hungary, South Africa and the Balkans. Valerie is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Waterpower Association and has served on the Steering Committee of the Canadian Wind Energy Association's Ontario Caucus.