Robert Hanf

Chair, Board of Governors

Order in Council Appointee, 2013-2023

Chair, Executive Committee
Member, Governance and Human Resources Committee

Bob Hanf served as an executive leader within Emera and its group of companies for close to twenty years. Bob was appointed Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Regulatory Affairs, Emera in August 2016. In this role, he led strategy and alignment for teams across Emera working in stakeholder and regulatory relations, communications and government relations until his retirement from Emera April 1, 2020. Prior to this, Bob was President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova Scotia Power, Chief Legal Officer for Emera, Executive Chairman of Barbados Light & Power Holdings, and President and COO at Bangor Hydro. A Dalhousie Law graduate ('89), he worked in western Canada’s construction and energy sectors for over a decade before returning to Nova Scotia in 2002 to join Nova Scotia Power and Emera. Bob is also a member of the Canadian Electricity Association, the Energy Council of Canada, and the Institute of Corporate Directors (Atlantic Chapter). He is currently Chair of the St. Andrews United Church Council in Halifax and was previously Chair of the IWK Health Centre (Eastern Canada’s Children’s Hospital) Board and a Director with the Hospice Society of Greater Halifax.