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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 McDonald, Vice-President, Market Assessment and Compliance

In this role, Mr. McDonald is responsible for conducting oversight of conduct in the IESO-administered electricity markets. This includes enforcement of the Ontario market rules and North American reliability standards, and compliance guidance, such as rule interpretations and enforcement guidelines. This role also supports the Ontario Energy Board’s Market Surveillance Panel through market monitoring and the issuance of public reports assessing the state of the market and making recommendations for market design enhancements.

Over his career, Mr. McDonald has held a number of senior positions in market oversight agencies. Prior to joining the IESO in 2009, he was the Director of Competition Law at the New Zealand Commerce Commission, and the Director of the Ontario Region of the Canadian Competition Bureau.

Mr. McDonald holds a degree in economics from Carleton University.

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