Skip to Main Content

A Pragmatic Approach to Delivering on a Cleaner Energy Future

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Watch Now
A man in black suit speaking on a stage
Listen Now

The Empire Club of Canada Presents:

A Pragmatic Approach to Delivering on a Cleaner Energy Future

Join us to hear David Hutchens, the CEO of Fortis Inc. share his perspectives as the leader of this diversified North American electric and gas utility company. David will share his views on mitigating environmental impacts, adapting to climate change, and how we navigate the road to a cleaner energy future in the midst of macro-economic pressures and evolving public policy.


The content presented is free of charge but please note that the Empire Club of Canada retains copyright. Neither the speeches themselves nor any part of their content may be used for any purpose other than personal interest or research without the explicit permission of the Empire Club of Canada. Views and Opinions

Expressed Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the speakers or panelists are those of the speakers or panelists and do not necessarily reflect or represent the official views and opinions, policy or position held by The Empire Club of Canada.


headshot of David G. Hutchens

David G. Hutchens

President & CEO, Fortis Inc.

Mr. Hutchens’ career in the energy sector spans more than 25 years, having held a variety of positions at the Corporation’s electric and gas utilities in Arizona as well as with Fortis. Mr. Hutchens was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Fortis as well as Chief Executive Officer of UNS Energy Corporation in Arizona. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Western Utility Operations of Fortis while also maintaining his responsibilities as President and CEO of UNS Energy Corporation.

Mr. Hutchens earned a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arizona and is a former nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.

He serves on the Boards of ITC Holdings, FortisBC and FortisAlberta, all Fortis utilities. He is a member of the Edison Electric Institute’s Board of Directors and several other charitable and civic organizations.