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Energy and Infrastructure Law Faculty

Program Director,

Julia McNally

Julia McNally is the Director, Climate Action at Toronto Hydro.  In this role, she leads a team focused on helping Toronto Hydro’s customers to decarbonize. Julia practiced administrative law for 14 years prior to joining the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) in January 2006, where she held the role of Director of Market Transformation. With the merger of the OPA and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) in 2015, Julia became the Director of Strategic Engagement & Innovation in Corporate Relations, and then led the Internal Audit division where she provided regular assessments of controls through assurance, as well as consulting services to management and the Board of Directors. Julia’s last role at the IESO was Director of Planning Projects & Sustainability, in this role she led the Pathways to Decarbonization project, looking at how to make Ontario’s electricity grid zero-emissions. She is an Adjunct Professor of Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, and co-director of the Energy and Infrastructure LLM program.

Ms. McNally holds an LLB from The University of Toronto and an LLM from Cambridge University in the UK. She was the Program Director of the Tenant Duty Counsel Program, and worked with the Low Income Energy Network.

Program Director,

George Vegh

George Vegh is the head of McCarthy Tétrault’s Toronto energy regulation practice, where he provides advocacy and advisory services to private and public sector clients. Prior to joining McCarthy Tétrault, George was General Counsel of the Ontario Energy Board. George is a leader in the energy sector, having served as Chair of the Ontario Energy Association and the IESO Market Forum. He also led a number of industry initiatives, including Task Forces on Distribution Rate Regulation, Infrastructure Renewal, Distributed Generation, and Transmission Connection for Renewable Generation. George is an Adjunct Professor of Energy Law at the University of Toronto Law School, the School of Public Policy & Governance, and at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he is also the Program Director for the Masters Program in Energy and Infrastructure Law. He also serves on the Advisory Council for the Extractive Sector Management Program, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University.

Program Director,

Bruce McCuaig

President & CEO, Metrolinx

Mary Anne Aldred