Carla Carmichael

In her role at Ontario Power Generation, Carla oversees the program for safe, cost effective, environmentally and socially responsible Decommissioning of OPG’s Nuclear legacy by focusing on strategic and innovative solutions for liability management to ensure Nuclear power remains a sustainable energy source for future generations. In her previous role, she was responsible for Commercial Strategy and Management, as well as the integrated oversight assurance program, the governance structure and mitigation of key strategic risks of the Darlington Refurbishment Project (DRP), one of Canada’s largest and most complex nuclear infrastructure projects.

She has held the position of VP, Nuclear Finance, responsible for the financial oversight of OPG’s Nuclear assets and has led OPG’s Canadian Nuclear Partners and Isotope businesses. Carla joined the Nuclear industry in 2009 as the Director, Nuclear Benchmarking and Planning.

Carla is a strong advocate of Nuclear technology and its value to the electricity and health sectors, the environment and socio-economic fabric of Ontario. She is currently a board member of the Candu Owners Group, the Durham College Foundation Board and is an active member of Women in Nuclear. In 2017, Carla was awarded OPG’s President’s Leadership Award for executive leadership and the advancement of women in leadership roles for the industry.

Prior to joining the energy sector, Carla held several positions in the wireless mobile industry at Nokia Canada, including roles in Finance, Marketing, Public Relations and General Management of the Canadian organization.

Carla has worked in various other sectors, such as municipalities, private sector, not-for-profit and public auditing. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business as well as an Honours Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Toronto.

Speaker Details
  • Profession

    VP, Decommissioning Strategy

  • Company

    Ontario Power Generation

  • Country