Mr. Robert Hanf
Vice-Chair, Board of Governors
Order in Council Appointee, 2013-2019
Chair, Academic & Student Affairs Committee
Member, Executive Committee
Robert Hanf, LL.B., M. Div.
Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Regulatory Affairs, Emera Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia
Bob was appointed Executive Vice President of Stakeholder Relations and Regulatory Affairs at Emera in August 2016.
Prior to his appointment, Bob served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova Scotia Power Inc. He began his career at the Emera group of companies in 2002, earning valuable experience and demonstrating a deep commitment to building relationships and enhancing customer service.
Bob served as Executive Chairman of Light & Power Holdings in Barbados. Prior to his position in the Caribbean, Bob was Chief Legal Officer for Emera, and President and COO at Bangor Hydro Electric Company in Maine.
Bob grew up in Yarmouth and earned his law degree at Dalhousie University. He worked in Western Canada’s energy sector before returning to Nova Scotia in 2002.
Bob serves his community as Past Chair of the IWK Health Centre Board. He is an officer of the World Energy Council, a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (Atlantic Chapter) and in 2014 he completed his Masters of Divinity at the Atlantic School of Theology.