Don Lowry is a chairman, director and board advisor, focused on strategy, high performance governance and the advancement of board diversity.
In addition to his role as a Director on the Alectra Inc. Board, Don is Vice-Chair of the Integration Committee, and a member of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee.
Don is the former President & CEO of EPCOR and past-President & COO of TELUS.
After 16 years at EPCOR Utilities, Don stepped down to focus on corporate board work and to serve on local community boards and associations. Don is currently non-executive Chair of Capital Power and past non-executive Chair of Canadian Oil Sands. He also serves as a Director for Stantec, Hydrogenics and Melcor REIT. As a professional Director, Don earned his ICD.D designation from the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.
In 2010, Don was recognized as Alberta Venture’s Business Person of the Year and in 2013, as Alberta’s Energy Resource Person of the Year.
Don holds a B.Comm. (Honours) and an MBA from the University of Manitoba. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Program and the Banff School of Management.