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The IESO President and CEO and Leadership Team are responsible for implementing the strategic direction and initiatives for the organization in keeping with its statutory objectives. They also provide advice and recommendations to the IESO Board of Directors.

Glenn Rainbird, Director

Glenn RainbirdGlenn Rainbird was appointed to the IESO Board of Directors on March 1, 2017. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Royal Military College of Canada, the Board of Directors of VIA Rail Canada Inc., is a member of the RCAF Commander’s Council and is an RCAF Honorary Colonel.

Mr. Rainbird is retired from corporate life where he held CEO and senior executive positions in the information and communications technology and energy sectors. He served as board chair and vice-chair, as well as chair of the strategy and pension committees, for the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority. At Atomic Energy Canada Limited, he served on the board of directors as a special advisor and as a member of the board’s science, technology and nuclear oversight committee. Mr. Rainbird also served as chair of Veridian Corporation and of the Edmonton Regional Airports Authority.

For his service to Canada, he has been honoured with an appointment as an Officer of The Order of Canada and as a recipient of a Chief of Defence Staff Commendation and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.