Mr. Hedayat is a business executive with extensive expertise and leadership roles in the Canadian and international energy sectors. For over 40 years, Adam contributed to the growth of several leading energy organizations such as SaskPower Commercial, TransAlta Corporation of Canada, and Morrison Knudsen of the USA (currently known as the Washington Group).
Adam served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Guyana Power & Light (GPL) since its inception in October 1999 to April, 2003. GPL is a fully integrated utility serving the county of Guyana in South America with 1100 employees. He also served as Chairman and CEO of Northstone Power Corp. Northstone is an independent power producer (IPP) in the deregulated Alberta electricity market. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board of Drayton Valley Power, a TSE publicly traded income fund in Canada with four electricity-generating plants.
Adam is a 1975 graduate in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary in Canada. He is a member of the Associations of Professional Engineers in the Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada. In 2006, he received his ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Adam was appointed a member of the Balancing Pool Board of Directors effective March 20, 2017 and serves on the Audit and Finance and Governance and HR committees.