Gordon Kaiser

Gordon Kaiser serves as an Arbitrator and Counsel in disputes involving energy, telecommunications and technology. He was Vice Chairman of the Ontario Energy Board for six years. Prior to that he was a partner in a major law firm where he appeared in the courts of five provinces as well as the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He is currently the Market Surveillance Administrator in Alberta.

 

Mr. Kaiser has advised the regulators, utilities and major customers. The regulators include the Ontario Energy Board, the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Commissioner of Competition, the Ontario Independent Electricity System Operator, the Competition Tribunal, the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission, the Ontario Telephone Commission and the Commissioner of Patents.

 

Mr. Kaiser has mediated settlements on multi-year rate plans for public utilities, long term contracts for the pricing of gas, electricity and wireless data. He has advised the Alberta Utility Commission and the Ontario IESO on settlements under the Market Rules and the Attorney General of Canada on settlements under the Competition Act. He has arbitrated disputes dealing with the construction of transmission and pipeline facilities, power purchase agreements and gas supply contracts.