Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Emera Inc., Halifax, Nova Scotia
Bruce joined Emera in January 2012 after many years as a valued Senior Partner in the Halifax office of the law firm McInnes Cooper. He has expansive experience practicing a broad range of corporate, commercial, energy and banking law, has held various management positions and has been the client services team leader for major public and private corporations.
Bruce is a member of Emera’s Corporate Council with general oversight responsibility for Corporate Services including Legal, Corporate Security, Corporate Secretary, Regulatory Affairs and Insurance/Asset Management.
Bruce has numerous professional affiliations and community activities and involvement including the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). He is a member of the Nova Scotia Natural Resources and Energy Subsection of the CBA. He is Past Chair of the QEII Foundation and Past Chair of its Government Relations Committee. He is a Governor of the Junior Achievement Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame.
Bruce is a graduate of Acadia University with a BA in Economics and a graduate of Dalhousie Law School.