Scott Hawkes is currently President and CEO of FortisOntario Inc., a 100% investor-owned electricity transmitter and distributor, and Director of Wataynikaneyap Power, a First Nations-owned transmitter in which Fortis is a partner and FortisOntario is the project manager. Mr. Hawkes is a lawyer with more than 25 years of executive management experience in Canada and the Caribbean. He is responsible for the management and operations of electricity transmission and distribution businesses in Ontario, and the development of a major transmission project in Northwestern Ontario.
Mr. Hawkes holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours). He is a Member of The Law Society of England and Wales; The Law Society of Upper Canada and Canadian Bar Association; and The Institute of Chartered Corporate Secretaries, Canada. Mr. Hawkes serves as Director on the Corporate Boards of FortisOntario Inc., Algoma Power Inc., Cornwall Electric, Grimsby Power Inc., and Wataynikaneyap Power. He also serves as a Member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee: Goodman School of Business, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON.