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Michael Lyle, Vice-President Planning, Law and Aboriginal Affairs

Michael Lyle, Vice-President, Planning, Legal, Indigenous Relations and Regulatory AffairsMichael Lyle is Vice-President, Planning, Law and Aboriginal Relations at the IESO. 

He is responsible for legal services, regulatory affairs, First Nation and Métis relations and long-term planning.

Mr. Lyle has extensive experience in the regulation of the electricity sector in Ontario. Previously, he was General Counsel and Vice President, Legal, Aboriginal and Regulatory Affairs at the Ontario Power Authority, and as such, was closely involved with the organization's planning activities. Mr. Lyle has also served as counsel for the Ontario Energy Board and, before that, counsel at the Ministry of Energy.

Mr. Lyle obtained his law degree from the University of Toronto and also holds a BA in economics from the University of Western Ontario.

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