Mr. O’Dea is currently Vice President, General Counsel of Fortis Inc. having worked for Fortis Inc. since 2014. Previously, he worked in private practice in Newfoundland and Labrador and in-house with a national insurance company where he served as Director, Legal and Corporate Services.

Mr. O’Dea graduated from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Science in 1997 and from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Laws in 2000. He was admitted to the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2001. Mr. O’Dea has his CIC.C designation (Certified In-House Counsel-Canada) having contributed to the program’s early development and has worked as part-time faculty at Memorial University business school.

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