Chief Operating Officer, Hydro One Limited
Greg Kiraly is Chief Operating Officer at Hydro One Limited in Toronto, the largest electricity provider in Ontario. Hydro One owns and operates over 98 percent of Ontario’s electric transmission assets, serving numerous local distribution companies through direct transmission access, as well as 75 percent of the province’s electric distribution infrastructure serving 1.3 million residential, industrial and commercial customers.
As COO, Kiraly oversees the complete transmission and distribution value chain including Planning, Engineering, Construction, Operations, Maintenance, and Forestry; Shared Services functions including Facilities, Real Estate, Fleet, and Procurement; and the Telecom and Remote Communities subsidiaries.
Prior to joining Hydro One in 2016, Kiraly served as senior vice president of Electric Transmission and Distribution at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in San Francisco, which delivers safe and reliable energy to more than 16 million customers in northern and central California. Since joining PG&E in 2008, Kiraly led efforts that achieved the lowest employee injury rates ever, seven straight years of record electric reliability, and over $500M in productivity improvements and efficiency savings.
Before PG&E, Kiraly held executive-level positions in energy delivery at Commonwealth Edison (Exelon) in Chicago and leadership positions in both gas and electric distribution at Public Service Electric and Gas Company in Newark, New Jersey.
Kiraly holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a master’s of business administration in finance from Seton Hall University. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s Advanced Management Program.