Thursday, July 16, 2020 | 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Ballroom A

During this roundtable discussion – open to all attendees – C-level executives from a variety of utility companies will discuss the challenges they face and the opportunities they see in hydropower generation and markets. They will address the changes they are making to help lead the industry through ongoing transitions in markets, policies, and more.

Make sure to check back and see which C-level executive is announced next!

Participating Executives

Steve Davy

Steve Davy

Chief Executive Officer
Hydro Tasmania

Steve is Chief Executive Officer at Hydro Tasmania and has been with the business since 2005.

Hydro Tasmania is Australia’s largest hydro company by volume generated with over 30 hydro power stations and a hydro consulting business, Entura, operating internationally.  Hydro Tasmania’s mainland retail business, Momentum Energy, sells electricity and gas on mainland Australia and on the Bass Strait Islands. 

Steve has been at the forefront of Hydro Tasmania’s shift to becoming an integrated energy business that enhances the value of our renewable energy while seeing the benefits returning to the State.

Steve has overseen our commercial operations that include supporting mainland retailing, contract and spot trading, major customer negotiations, supplier arrangements and a range of operational activities.

Steve has previously served as the Deputy Chair of the Australian Energy Council and has as a representative for Generators on the National electricity Market’s Reliability Panel.

Steve has previously worked in the banking industry, trading and marketing commodities, currencies and derivative products and was Senior Vice President at Bankers Trust Australia in the 1990s.  He began his career in New Zealand in the 1980s.  Steve has an Honours Degree in Physics.

Ken Hartwick

Ken Hartwick

President and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Power Generation

Ken Hartwick is Ontario Power Generation’s President and CEO. Ken joined OPG in March 2016 as OPG’s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President OPG, where he led all operations under Finance, Business Development, Strategy, and Risk. As CFO and SVP Finance, Ken also led the launch of Canada’s first utility green bond as well as OPG’s expansion to the U.S. through the acquisition of Eagle Creek Renewable Energy LLC.

Ken joined OPG from Wellspring Financial Corporation, where he was CFO and Treasurer. He was also interim President and CEO at Atlantic Power Corporation, a generating company that does business in Canada and the U.S. For ten years prior, Ken was the President and CEO of Just Energy Corporation, a Canadian- based energy retailer. In addition, he held the position of CFO at Hydro One between 2001 and 2004. He also held senior positions at Cap Gemini and was a partner at the accounting firm Ernst and Young.


Ken is a Chartered Professional Accountant with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration. He serves on a number of boards.


Originally from Norwood, Ontario (near Peterborough), Ken now lives in Milton with his wife and has three grown children.

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