Ms. MacDonald is a founder and current Executive Chair of Just Energy Group Inc., a Toronto-based independent marketer of deregulated gas and electricity. Ms. MacDonald has been a director of Just Energy since 2001 and has held the position of Executive Chair since 2007. She served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy prior to becoming Executive Chair in 2007. In 1989, Ms. MacDonald founded Energy Marketing Inc., and in 1995 founded another company which aggregated customers within the U.K. natural gas deregulation.
Ms. MacDonald is a member of the Board of the Horatio Alger Association in both Canada and the United States. She founded the Rebecca MacDonald Centre for Arthritis and Autoimmune Disease at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.
She was previously Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Mount Sinai Hospital and previously a member of the Board of Governors of the Royal Ontario Museum.
Ms. MacDonald holds an honorary LLD degree from the University of Victoria.
* Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and member of the Management Resources and Compensation Committee