Senior Vice-President, Capital Infrastructure Project Delivery, BC Hydro
Al Leonard is BC Hydro’s Senior Vice-President, Capital Infrastructure Project Delivery. Al joined BC Hydro in 1998, holding positions in a number of areas of the organization including properties, strategic partnerships, and customer care. Most recently, he was the Director of Indigenous Relations.
Al leads BC Hydro’s approximately $2 billion per year capital investment program. He oversees around 400 capital projects, including the Bridge River Units 5-8 Upgrades, Peace Region Electric Supply, and the recently completed John Hart Generating Station project. His portfolio includes Indigenous Relations, Properties, Project Delivery and Environment. These groups are critical business partners supporting BC Hydro’s projects. Together they ensure the projects vital to reliably meeting the province’s electricity needs are completed on time, within budget and with consideration to Indigenous interests and the environment.
Prior to joining BC Hydro, Al worked for Canada Post Corporation, where he headed up the National Account program for the utility and finance sectors.
Al completed a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and continues to be active on a number of external boards.