Robin McAdam, executive vice-president of sustainability for Nova Scotia Power is among representatives from Nova Scotia's energy sector on the first executive forum on renewable energy opportunities at the 18th annual Canada-U.S. Trade and Technology Conference in Boston, November 4 & 5.
In his role at NSPI Robin is responsible for increasing the use of renewable and low carbon fuel for generation. Prior to that, he was President of Emera Brunswick Pipeline — responsible for securing regulatory approvals as well as the construction of the $465 million natural gas transmission pipeline. Robin continues as a member of the Brunswick Pipeline Board of Directors.
Robin has worked on various development projects for Emera affiliated companies including both M&A initiatives and greenfield developments. He was Project Manager for the Northeast Reliability Interconnect, a 345 kV transmission line that connects the Maritime and New England markets. This project went into service in late 2007.
Prior to joining Emera, Mr. McAdam was Principal in charge of KPMG’s Atlantic Canadian Business Strategy Consulting Practice. Robin has a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA from Queen’s University.
Robin has been involved in the community in several areas. He has spent many years as a volunteer coach and organizer for both minor basketball and soccer. He has also been active in both the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and the Saint John Board of Trade.