President and CEO
Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)
Michael Law is an accomplished executive with a proven track record for driving results that spans 18 years. Mr. Law is the Senior Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) and incoming President and Chief Executive Officer effective February 1, 2019. Mr. Law currently leads the AESO’s operational business units including Alberta’s electricity market transition and Renewable Electricity Program. Mr. Law first joined the AESO in 2009 as Vice-President, Operations. Following that, he held the role of Vice-President, Market Services and more recently Vice-President, Renewables Development and Sustainability.
Prior to joining the AESO, Mr. Law was Vice-President, North American Power for Direct Energy Marketing Limited. Mr. Law led the company’s wholesale electricity portfolio management business, and in his previous role, oversaw the Canadian power and natural gas commodity trading operations. Mr. Law holds a Masters of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance, both from the University of British Columbia.