Mr. Thon has held a number of senior positions in the energy sector over the last 30 years, from operations and engineering to market design and financial management. Before becoming President of Operations at Berkshire Hathaway Energy in April 2022, he served as President at Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada from 2014-2022 and as Chief Executive Officer of its largest Canadian subsidiary, AltaLink, since 2002. Mr. Thon currently serves as the Chair of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s Board of Governors, and is also a director of the Alberta Blue Cross Benefits Foundation, a director of the Calgary Stampede Foundation, and is the former Chair of the Canadian Electricity Association – maintaining his position as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Thon is a member of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council and is a registered Professional Engineer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario’s Executive Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business and is ICD.D certified.