Rob Lister

Rob Lister
President and CEO
Oakville Enterprises 

Rob has grown Oakville Enterprises and its family of businesses to become a leading energy and infrastructure services organization throughout Ontario and beyond. Through 12 operating brands, OEC operates a dynamic portfolio of synergistic businesses specializing in Electricity Distribution, Infrastructure Services, Energy Services, and Generation.

For over 35 years, Rob has served and provided leadership in the energy and infrastructure sectors.  Previous roles at Toronto Hydro, Earth Energy, OZZ Energy Solutions and Horizon Utilities have contributed to Rob’s broad range of expertise in leading and growing organizations. 

Community and industry participation includes the Board of Directors of the Ontario Energy Association (Vice-Chair), Board of Directors of the Canadian Electricity Association, former Board of Directors of United Way Oakville and 2015 Chair of the United Way Oakville Campaign Cabinet, CEO partner of the GridSmartCity Cooperative, Board of Advisors for the Entripy Group, member of the McMaster Engineering and Management Industrial Advisory Council and a long standing Director with the Oliphant Campers' Association (one of the oldest cottage associations in Canada), as well as the Harbourmaster liaison to Fisheries and Oceans Canada for the Oliphant Harbour. 

He is a professional engineer, with a degree in Engineering and Management, and an MBA, both from McMaster University.