August 2012

KMIC is pleased to announce the list of Guest Speakers for our September 17 - 19th CKM Program

Roberta Reyns, Senior Advisor, HR Strategy for Ontario Power Generation

 49 As Senior Advisor, HR Strategy for Ontario Power Generation (OPG), Roberta Reyns is responsible for leading change management and strategic human resources programs including knowledge management, employee engagement, performance management and leadership development. 

Roberta was a member of the Electricity Sector Council’s Knowledge Management and Transfer Steering Committee and led the development and implementation of a knowledge management program at OPG. 

Roberta’s experience at OPG includes roles such as Regulatory Analyst and Organizational Development Consultant and prior to OPG, as Human Resources Consultant, HR Project Coordinator and Recruitment Consultant.

Roberta holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph and is a Certified Human Resources Professional candidate.


Donald B. Hathaway, Vice Chair of the Ontario Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors

Don Hathaway has demonstrated his abilities in diverse corporate settings as a CEO in business, a senior partner with international consultancies and a corporate director. His forty-year business career has included major undertakings with government and academia, with over half at senior executive levels, accumulating expertise in strategy, finance, risk management, marketing and corporate governance.

He has held some 35 board, committee and board chair roles, putting him at ease on public, private and NFP boards. As an engineer and a serial entrepreneur he is often on the board of small or emerging companies and he has direct experience in high profile roles with public-private partnerships. Further, he has worked with the boards of many of Canada’s largest corporations on governance, financial and risk issues. He has strong competencies in board operations, the board-management interface and board committee work, particularly audit, risk, compensation and governance. He has direct experience with corporate re-structuring, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance and initial public offerings. He has written two books on corporate governance, published in 2008 and 2010, and he appears frequently as a speaker or panellist on governance, risk and financial issues.

Currently, he is a director of three technology-based companies and a member of the Independent Review Committee for group of mutual funds. As well, he is the Chair of the Advisory Panel on Governance and Management for Compute Canada, the national organization for high performance computing supporting research nationally. He is a Vice Chair of the Ontario Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.


Grove Bennett, President and Corporate Secretary for Dynamic Fuel Systems

50 Grove is President and Corporate Secretary for Dynamic Fuel Systems a publically traded company focused on the development of advanced, after market hydrogen technology systems designed to significantly reduce greenhouse gases, improving emissions and fuel efficiency for diesel combustion engines and machinery.

Dynamic works directly with Federal government agencies, such as the California Air and Resource Board and Transport Canada to facilitate the testing and regulatory approval of Hydrogen as an viable, alternative energy source.

Grove was responsible for the establishing the Corporation’s first Customer Support Centre in Michigan in 2011 and for crafting the Company’s marketing and sales strategy resulting in the successful implementation of Dynamic’s hydrogen technology across Pepsi Beverage Company’s commercial trucking division.

Prior to joining Dynamic, Grove served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Hy-Drive Technologies, managing global sales accounts, distribution and sales teams in support of Hy-Drive’s corporate business strategy.

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