Ottawa – The Board of Directors of the Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin as President. She will be joining the CHA in the top role on September 4, 2018.
In addition to serving as the CHA Director of Government and Public Affairs since 2014, Ms. Audouin brings significant strategic planning and communications experience to the role. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, degrees in common law (LLB) and civil law (LLL), and a master’s degree in natural resources management.
“After a thorough search that included many great candidates, we are delighted to welcome Ms. Audouin as the CHA President,” said Mike Martelli, President of Renewable Generation, Ontario Power Generation and CHA Chair of the Board. “She is a passionate hydropower advocate, has extensive knowledge of the industry, and is well poised to position our industry as a key renewable for today, tomorrow and the future.”
“It is a great honour to be appointed as CHA President and I look forward to leading the Association through the exciting times that lie ahead,” said Ms. Audouin. “The hydropower industry is a fantastic community and it will be my pleasure to serve our members in fulfilling our organization’s mission.”
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About the Canadian Hydropower Association
Founded in 1998, the Canadian Hydropower Association (CHA) is the national association dedicated to representing the interests of the hydropower industry. Its principal mandate is to promote hydropower nationally and internationally as a source of renewable energy, to make the economic and environmental advantages of hydropower better known, and to publicize the benefits of hydropower in the search for sustainable energy solutions. CHA members represent more than 95% of hydropower capacity in Canada. Close to 60% of Canada’s electricity comes from hydropower.
For further information, please contact:
Canadian Hydropower Association
Jennifer Gardiner, Acting Director, Government and Public Affairs
613-751-6655 ext. 2
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