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Canadian Nuclear Association Appoints Jill Baker as Vice President, Operations

October 25, 2021

OTTAWA (October 25, 2021) – The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) today welcomes Jill Baker as Vice President, Operations. 

“It is with great pleasure that I announce Jill Baker as our new Vice President, Operations at the CNA effective Oct. 25,” said CNA President and CEO John Gorman. “Canada’s nuclear industry will play an important role in meeting Canada’s goals of a net-zero electricity grid by 2035 and net zero emissions by 2050. Jill’s government, energy and environmental expertise will be vital as we work with other clean energy industries and stakeholders to decarbonize Canada’s electricity grid, refurbish our nuclear fleet and develop small modular reactors.”

Jill Baker is an environmental and social assessment executive, with over 20 years of diverse leadership experience working for the Alberta and federal governments, international financial institutions, the private sector, and non-profit organizations. She has worked on projects and policy development in the Canadian energy sector including nuclear. 

Jill is the past Executive Director of the International Association for Impact Assessment, a global network of assessment professionals. She was also a Vice President at the Public Policy Forum. She was a Director of Policy in the federal government with both the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE), as well as Natural Resources Canada, and started her career in Ottawa with Environment and Climate Change Canada. 

“Jill Baker brings strong competencies in the nuclear sector, significant Indigenous relations experience, as well as her environmental impact assessment experience, and I know she will make a great addition to the CNA,” said Gorman.

About the CNA:
Since 1960, the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) has been the national voice of the Canadian nuclear industry. Working alongside our members and all communities of interest, the CNA promotes the industry nationally and internationally, works with governments on policies affecting the sector and works to increase awareness and understanding of the value nuclear technology brings to the environment, economy, and daily lives of Canadians.

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