Susanna Zagar

Chief Executive Officer

Ontario Energy Board

With a mandate to drive modernization, enhance trust and accountability and deliver public value for the people of Ontario, Susanna Zagar became Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Energy Board on October 1, 2020.

Working within a strengthened governance framework and clear operational structure, Ms. Zagar understands that the Ontario Energy Board must be more than a prudent regulator. It must support Ontario’s growing and shifting economy and it must earn the trust of the regulated community and the public it serves through actions which are strategic, deliberate and transparent.

Ms. Zagar is an accomplished executive with a commitment to public service, a drive for strategic transformation and a bias towards practical solutions which deliver meaningful outcomes. Over three decades, she has held progressively senior roles in public facing organizations, most recently as a Chief Officer at the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board and the Associate Deputy Minister at the Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure. She has been proud to represent Ontario and Canada nationally and internationally and now brings her passion, resourcefulness, integrity and clarity of purpose to the modernization of the Ontario Energy Board