Helen Papachronis

Director of e-Mobility at Alectra Energy Solutions

Helen is the Director of e-Mobility at Alectra Energy Solutions, the affiliate to Alectra Utilities, the largest municipally-owned utility in Canada, serving 17 communities in Ontario, and over 1 million commercial and residential customers.  

Helen has been at the forefront of new technology introduction in Canada for over 20 years.  Immediately prior to joining Alectra, Helen was the Strategy Director at Telus for IoT, leading growth activities in the telematics space, and prior to that spent 5 years as the Director, Automation and Telematics, at Johnston Equipment, a subsidiary of Toyota Industries.  

Helen was also part of General Electric, driving global business growth within the LED Lighting division, GE Energy and GE Transportation, and started her career as an application engineer for 3M Canada supporting industrial business solutions.  

Helen holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University, as well as an MBA from McGill University and ESADE University in Barcelona, and speaks 5 languages.