Robby Sohi

Chief Operating Officer & Vice President, Markets and Reliability Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
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Robby Sohi

Chief Operating Officer & Vice President, Markets and Reliability Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

Biography

Robby Sohi is responsible for the reliable and efficient operation of the province-wide power system, the administration of Ontario’s real-time electricity markets and the continued development of electricity market designs.

He previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development and Strategy at Ontario Power Generation (OPG), where he was responsible for commercial business functions, including business development, acquisitions, and electrification. As part of his focus on implementing OPG’s long-term strategic plan, he and his team delivered a growth strategy aimed at broadening business within Ontario and beyond.

In addition to his SVP role at OPG, he also served as President and CEO of Global First Power, leading Canada’s first SMR project. He joined OPG’s predecessor company, Ontario Hydro, in 1991. Over the years, he has held roles of increasing responsibility in several technical functions, corporate functions, asset management, high-voltage substation operation and maintenance, and hydroelectric plant operations at locations across Ontario.

He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering from McMaster University. He serves as a Director on the Board of the Northeast Power Coordinating Council and has also served as a council member of the Generation Sector Council at the Electrical Power Research Institute and a member of the Thermal Generation Interest Group at the Centre for Energy Advancement through Technological Innovation.