Rick Janega, PEng

President and CEO
Emera Newfoundland & Labrador

Rick Janega was appointed President of Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (ENL) in February 2011 and became CEO of ENL in April 2014.

Prior to this appointment, Rick was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Nova Scotia Power Inc.; before that he was Vice President, Operations and General Manager of Power Production including hydro facilities. Rick has also been Director of Business Development for generation projects at Emera Inc., Director of Plant Operations, and Senior Manager at both the Trenton and Point Tupper generating stations.

Rick joined Nova Scotia Power in 1989. He was previously in construction management, manufacturing and the pulp and paper industry.

A graduate of St. Francis Xavier University and the Technical University of Nova Scotia (Dalhousie University), Rick is a professional engineer and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia.

He is an alumnus of the Governor General’s Leadership Conference.