Channa S. Perera

Channa S. Perera

Vice-President, Regulatory and Indigenous Affairs at Electricity Canada

A seasoned executive, Channa has over 20 years of experience in policy analysis; government advocacy; program development and implementation; stakeholder engagement; and corporate strategy including strategic and business planning and implementation. He currently serves as Vice-President, Regulatory and Indigenous Affairs at Electricity Canada (previously the Canadian Electricity Association) responsible for providing strategic oversight on policy issues related to the electricity value chain, particularly regulatory issues. In this role, Channa also provides direct leadership to several other industry committees, including Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, and Indigenous Relations. Prior to assuming this role, he served in other progressive positions at Electricity Canada, including Vice-President, Policy Development and Director of Generation, Sustainability, and Indigenous Affairs. Channa has a Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science from Carleton University and a Mini-MBA from the McGill Executive Institute.