Leigh Ann Shoji-Lee
Executive Vice President Utility Operations and President Pacific Northern Gas Ltd.
Ms. Shoji-Lee is the Executive Vice President Utility Operations and the President of Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. (“PNG”). Ms. Shoji-Lee has been the President of PNG since 2016. Ms. Shoji-Lee has gained experience in both the natural gas and electric utility sectors in British Columbia and Ontario. From 2014 to 2016, she was Vice-President, Manufacturing and Shares Services for Britco LP and from 2011 to 2013, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Utility Construction Corporation. Prior thereto, Ms. Shoji-Lee was Senior Vice-President, Field Operations at BC Hydro from 2008 to 2010. From 1989 to 2008, she held various senior leadership roles at Union Gas Limited, including Vice President Operations and Vice President Engineering, Construction, Storage and Transmission Operations. Ms. Shoji-Lee’s extensive responsibilities have included leading utility operations, engineering, construction, environment, health and safety, as well as shared services including: procurement, supply chain, human resources, communications, business development, marketing and information technology. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto and also holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Shoji-Lee is the past-Chair of the Board of the Canadian Gas Association and currently serves as the Chair of the organizing committee for IGRC2024 (IGU Research Conference) to be held in Banff, Alberta in May 2024.