Sam Mantenuto
Vice Chair and Chief Operating Officer

Sam is responsible for Northland's operations and gas and electricity marketing.  Previously Sam was Chief Development Officer, where he helped Northland almost triple its operating portfolio from 480 MW at the time of the 2009 Northland merger to 1,329 MW in 2013.

Prior to joining Northland, Sam had a 17-year career with Ontario Hydro, where he held positions in power system operations, finance, regulatory hearings, the executive office and power marketing. He served on the corporate task force responsible for restructuring Ontario Hydro.

Sam's industry activities include serving as board chair of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and as a board member of Cogen Ontario. Most recently he served on the Ontario government's NUG Advisory Committee and chaired the NUG subcommittee responsible for negotiating with Ontario Electricity Financial Corp.

Sam holds an honours Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Toronto.