Engineering Alumni Hall of Distinction Award: 2015 Recipient
Jan Carr has 42 years of experience in the electricity sector as a professional engineer, holding senior positions in the design and planning of electricity transmission and distribution systems. He was CEO of the Ontario Power Authority from 2005 to 2008. Prior to that, he was Vice-Chair of the Ontario Energy Board during its transition from a government department to a self-funding independently operated tribunal. He is a member of various professional associations. He received an honourary degree from the University of Waterloo in 2010 and was inducted as a Fellow into the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 2012.