David McFadden is counsel in Gowlings’ Toronto office where he acts for corporations, municipalities and utilities involved in the generation, transmission, distribution, marketing and financing of energy.
David was recently elected Chair of the Ontario Energy Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Energy Council of Canada and on the Advisory Board of MaRS Advanced Energy Centre.
In 2012, David served as a member of the Ontario Distribution Sector Review Panel appointed by the Minister of Energy which reviewed Ontario’s electricity distribution system and made recommendations to improve the efficiency of the sector. In 2014, David served as Chair of the Independent Review Panel appointed by Toronto Hydro to review its response to the ice storm in late December 2013. David has been a member of the Smart Grid Forum of the Independent Electricity System Operator since its inception in 2008.
David currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Collus PowerStream Corp. and as Chair of the Canadian and International Infrastructure Advisory Boards of Fengate Capital.