NRStor Welcomes Ted Leonard as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

ted-leonardWe at NRStor are excited to announce that Ted Leonard is joining our company as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer effective immediately.

Ted is an intrepid leader focused on driving exceptional business performance.  He has a proven track record in delivering on key strategic priorities while ensuring strong financial performance.

Ted was previously the Vice President, Markets & Chief Financial Officer at the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO).  In that role he led the market design and development function for the Ontario wholesale electricity market overseeing developments which included: the integration of contracted demand response resources into the market; the starting of demand response auctions in Ontario; and the introduction of capacity exports.  Ted worked with stakeholders across the electricity sector, including membership on the IESO’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee Ted also oversaw all financial aspects of the IESO, its pension plan and the $12 billion+ market.  Ted was a member of the Senior Management Team for over five years having also served as Vice President, Finance & CFO.

Prior to these roles, Ted held progressively senior financial roles at the IESO having started out in public accounting at Ernst & Young in Toronto, Ontario.  Ted is a CPA, CA, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Laurentian University, and is a proud native of Sudbury Ontario.

“The skills and experience Ted brings to the table make him a strong fit with the NRStor team,” said Annette Vershuren, NRStor’s Chair and CEO. “Ted’s naturally inquisitive, collaborative, and pragmatic approach will make him a key player in driving NRStor’s growth as a company. We are excited to welcome Ted to the NRStor family.”