Full Name
Guillaume Paradis
Job Title
Chief Electricity Distribution Officer
Hydro Ottawa
Speaker Bio
As Chief Electricity Distribution Officer, Guillaume Paradis is responsible for the Planning, Design, Operation, Construction and Maintenance of our electrical power distribution system. In his role, Guillaume leads a team directly accountable for ensuring the safe, efficient, and reliable delivery of electricity to Hydro Ottawa customers.

His current work involves supporting the transition to a decentralized energy system and empowering customers to redefine their use of energy in meeting financial and carbon neutrality objectives. He also acts as Executive Sponsor for Hydro Ottawa’s Women Inclusion Network, where he supports the team in promoting a more inclusive workplace.

Guillaume has over 15 years of industry experience in leadership roles ranging from research program management to distribution planning, asset management, design, construction, and real-time operations. Guillaume is fluently bilingual, is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng.), and holds a degree in Applied Sciences – Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.
Guillaume Paradis