Donald Lowry has been self-employed as a professional director since March 2013. Previously, Mr. Lowry served as President and CEO of EPCOR, a position he held since January 1998. Prior to joining EPCOR, Mr. Lowry spent more than 20 years in the telecommunications industry, including six years as President and Chief Operating Officer of TELUS Communications Inc.
Mr. Lowry graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Honours), followed by a Master of Business Administration degree. He is a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Program and the Banff School of Management.
Mr. Lowry is past chair of the Canadian Electricity Association, past non-executive chair of Canadian Oil Sands Limited, and serves as a director on several boards, including Stantec Inc., Melcor Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Hydrogenics Corporation, Canadian Water Network and was chair of the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton. He was recognized in 2010 as Alberta Venture’s Business Person of the Year and in 2014 as the Alberta Chamber of Resources Person of the Year, 2013.