Wes Johnsen is the Director, Net Zero at Bruce Power, a role primarily focused on exploring commercial business opportunities that leverage the carbon free advantages of nuclear to enable complementary technologies to help Ontario transition to decarbonized energy systems across all sectors of the economy. Key areas of interest include Bruce Power’s own Clean Energy Credits, energy storage, low-carbon hydrogen, and clean synthetic fuels. Previous to this, he led Bruce Power’s Power Trading organization, which included all commodity trading activities and the dispatch of the nuclear fleet to the grid. He has proudly worked in the nuclear industry for over a decade and is extremely passionate about the environment. He recognizes the importance of successfully navigating the Energy Transition to decarbonize the world, while maintaining an affordable, reliable and secure energy system.

Wes has been active and participated in the majority of the North American deregulated power markets across the course of his 20-year career, bringing a unique skillset specializing in commercial roles guiding companies through complex commodity markets. Along with Bruce Power, he has worked across the sector, gaining diverse experiences with Capital Power, TransAlta, Suncor and Tidal Energy Marketing (Enbridge).

Wes holds a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance from the University of Calgary and is also a CFA charterholder.