Speaker Profiles

James Scongack

James Scongack

Chair of the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council

Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Operational Services -- Bruce...

James Scongack is the Executive-Vice President Corporate Affairs & Operational Services at Bruce Power who generates over 30 percent of Ontario’s electricity. In this role, he is responsible for an organization of 1,000 dedicated people who support the operation of the World’s largest nuclear facility through a range of functions. He is also responsible for business development including the company’s medical isotope ventures.

James served as Vice-President Corporate Affairs and Environment for Bruce Power from 2012-2018 and Head of Corporate Affairs from 2011-2012. From 2006-2011, James served as the Executive Assistant to Bruce Power’s President & CEO.

James was part of the Bruce Power team which successfully negotiated a long-term commercial framework with the Province of Ontario, extending the life of the facility to 2064 enabling the $13 billion life extension program. He also served as executive co-host for the 2015 International Atomic Energy Agency Operational Safety and Review Team Mission.

James sits on the Board of Life Labs, Canada’s largest independent provider of laboratory services.

James is actively involved in many community organizations and charities through the efforts of Bruce Power’s Corporate Social Responsibility Program. He sits on the Board of the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada and the Development Cabinet for the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario.

He has been a long-time supporter of Easter Seals previously serving as a member of the Board and Chair of the Fundraising Committee and received a diamond award of distinction for his efforts in 2016.

He has an Executive MBA from London’s Ivey Business School and a Chartered Director through the DeGroote Business School Directors College. James also holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Guelph College of Management and Economics in Leadership and has completed Master’s-level Project Management certification through York University’s Schulich Business School.

James and his family live in Port Elgin, Ontario where he grew up.

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