John Brace

Chair at Northland Power Inc

John Brace was appointed Chair of Northland Power Inc. in December 2019. John served as Chief Executive Officer of Northland Power from 2003 until his retirement in 2018. He joined the company in 1988 and previously held various positions in risk management, development, construction, and operations. Mr. Brace successfully led the company through many of its key growth initiatives, from an Ontario focused independent power producer to an international industry leader.

Mr. Brace is also a Director of Aecon Group Inc., a leading Canadian construction company.

Mr. Brace received his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering physics from Queen’s University and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and a holder of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ designation (ICD.D).


  • Chair

    Current role

  • Chair, Director