Christian C. Richard

Christian C. Richard

Vice President, Special Projects, Emera

Christian C. Richard
Vice President, Special Projects, Emera

Christian Richard currently holds the position of Vice President, Special Projects at Emera Inc., a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia with $29 billion in assets and 2017 revenues of more than $6 billion with investments in Canada, the USA and in four Caribbean countries.

Christian’s responsibilities include Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture of Emera and OpenHydro that is exploring the potential of in-stream tidal energy in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia. Christian has an accomplished background in operations, innovation and energy. He worked previously as General Manager with Emera New Brunswick and has also held senior roles at NB Power and JD Irving. Christian holds an engineering degree from the University of New Brunswick and an MBA from l’Université de Moncton.