Jason Roberts is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Electric Company, Limited employing 185 people and serving approximately 83,000 customers throughout Prince Edward Island.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-Operative) from Memorial University of Newfoundland and in 1996 successfully attained his Chartered Accountant (CPA) designation.
Over the last 23 years Jason has worked in Atlantic Canada in the manufacturing and utility industries in the areas of utility regulation, tax and finance. In 2000, Jason joined Maritime Electric as the Supervisor, Treasury and was promoted to Director, Regulatory and Financial Planning in 2006. Jason was appointed Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer in 2017 until his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2020.
Jason is currently a member of the Junior Achievement PEI Business Hall of Fame Board of Governors. He previously served on the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carleton-York (NB) and the United Way of PEI, acting primarily in the capacity of treasurer or finance committee member. Jason was also involved with the Heart and Stroke Foundation as Board member and Chair of the PEI Foundation as well as a member of the National Volunteer Engagement Strategy Committee.
Jason and his wife Angela have two sons, Matthew and Jack and reside in Suffolk.