Karen M. McCarthy
Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs, Fortis Inc.
Ms. McCarthy has been with the Fortis group of companies for nearly a decade. She has previous experience in public affairs consulting and in senior roles in the provincial public service.
Ms. McCarthy is the Chair of the Independent Appointments Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador, has served as Chair of ICDNL, and is a Regent, Governance Committee Chair, past Appeals Committee on Sexual Harassment Chair, and member of the Board Executive Committee on Memorial University’s Board of Regents. She is active within the Canadian Electricity Association and Edison Electric Institute, is an avid arts and business volunteer, and is an amateur musician. Ms. McCarthy is working towards her Doctorate in Business Administration from Athabasca University.