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Gaëtan Thomas

Gaëtan served as President & CEO of NB Power for ten years and was appointed President & CEO of the Conseil économique du Nouveau-Brunswick (CÉNB) shortly after. He is a committed industry leader and agent of change, driven by his deep connection to customer and employee grassroots. In addition to his advisory role at Kotter, he is also a strategic advisor for the legal firm McCarthy-Tétraultand and a member of the Net Zero Advisory Body, reporting to the federal Minister of Environment.

Gaëtan earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick. He was later awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from the same University. Atlantic Business Magazine Hall of Fame has honored Gaetan as a five-time Atlantic Region Top 50 CEO. He was the Chairman of the Board of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO – Atlanta Region), is currently the vice-chairman for the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute board, and is a board member of Picomole and EKKO.Acadie.