Jane Allen

Senior Vice-President, Strategy & Innovation
Hydro One

Jane is responsible for guiding the strategic direction of Hydro One, a major North American electricity transmission and distribution company. Prior to joining Hydro One, Jane was a Partner with Deloitte, a global management consulting firm, where she served as National Utilities leader, Global Renewable Energy Leader, and as a member of the Canadian Board of Directors. During her 20-year tenure at Deloitte, she advised leading energy companies and government entities, on business strategy, operations and regulatory matters. She has experience across the utilities value chain from resource management to retail strategy, and has worked with some of the world’s largest energy companies. Jane has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Energy Council of Canada, and currently serves on the Board of the Ontario Centres of Excellence.

Jane holds Master of Arts and Honours Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) degrees from McMaster University, and attended advanced management programs at IMD in Lausanne, and at the Rotman School of Business in Toronto.

Jane has received a number of honours and distinctions, including being named Catalyst Canada Honours Champion for 2012, YWCA 2010 Woman of Distinction for Corporate Leadership, one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2012, 2013 and 2015, and one of Canada’s Top 25 Women of Influence in 2012 and 2013.