Full Name
Diana Stephenson
Job Title
Senior Vice-President, Customer and Corporate Affairs
Company
BC Hydro
Speaker Bio
Diana Stephenson is BC Hydro’s Senior Vice-President of Customer and Corporate Affairs. She joined BC Hydro in December 2021, and has two decades of electricity industry experience in Western Canada’s regulated and competitive electricity marketplaces. Diana oversees BC Hydro’s customer experience, business development, energy management and conservation, marketing and communications, shareholder relations, regulatory affairs, and EV services delivery teams.
Diana’s team is at the forefront of the energy transition in B.C. and is working to advance electrification and fuel switching by developing opportunities, programs and tools to allow B.C. residents, business and industry to switch to clean, affordable electricity produced by BC Hydro.
Before joining BC Hydro, Diana served as Vice-President, Public Affairs & Sustainability with ENMAX Corporation. During her time with ENMAX, she led the organization’s public affairs, shareholder relations, environmental, social and governance (ESG), branding, governance, communications, executive projects, organizational change management and community portfolios.
From 2010 to 2012, she was the Chief Governance Officer for Mountain Equipment Co-op, where she held a range of organizational and stakeholder accountabilities. She also worked for BC Hydro and the former BC Transmission Corporation from 2001 to 2010, holding roles in corporate governance, regulatory affairs and executive project management.
Diana currently serves on the board of WaterAid Canada, part of a global not for profit organization working to increase access to and awareness of the critical need for clean water, sanitation and hygiene in economically challenged and marginalized regions across the world. She is also on the Human Resources board committee of the BC SPCA. 
Diana holds a Bachelor of Sociology from Simon Fraser University and a corporate governance designation from the Institute of Governance Professionals.
Diana Stephenson