George Vegh is the head of McCarthy Tétrault’s Toronto energy regulation practice, where he provides advocacy and advisory services to private and public sector clients. George’s main focus is on regulatory and wholesale market governance in the energy sector. George also has extensive experience in working with generators and other market participants to address the impacts of federal and provincial climate change regulation.
Prior to joining McCarthy Tétrault, George was general counsel of the Ontario Energy Board.
George is a leader in the energy sector, having served as chair of the Ontario Energy Association and the IESO Market Forum. He currently serves as vice-chair of the board of
the Association of Power Producers of Ontario. He also led a number of industry initiatives, including task forces on distribution rate regulation, infrastructure renewal, distributed generation and transmission connection for renewable generation.
George is an adjunct professor of energy law at the University of Toronto Law School, the School of Public Policy and Governance, the University of Calgary Law School and at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he is also the programme director for the master’s programme in energy and infrastructure law. GCR