Terry Young


Vice President Policy, Engagement and Innovation
Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

Terry Young is Vice President of Policy, Engagement and Innovation. He is responsible for developing and aligning IESO policy to reflect the broader objectives of the organization and Ontario’s electricity sector, including the need to foster innovation.

Mr. Young’s responsibilities include stakeholder and community engagement, communications, regulatory affairs, conservation and other programs necessary for the implementation of effective energy policy. A member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, he is also responsible for Indigenous Affairs for the IESO. A well-known spokesperson with 30 years of experience in the electricity industry, Mr. Young started his career as a journalist with Canadian Press-Broadcast News.

He also served as President, Ontario Branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Mr. Young has been with the IESO since 2002.