Sorana Ionescu


Independent Electricity System Operator

Director of Smart Metering

Sorana is Director, Smart Metering, at the Independent Electricity System Operator (“IESO”).  In addition to operating Ontario’s bulk power system and administering the wholesale electricity market, the IESO is responsible for managing Ontario’s Meter Data Management/Repository (“MDM/R”). This complex data platform enables processing of energy consumption information from five million smart meters and supports Ontario’s 60+ local distribution companies’ time-of-use-billing.  To maximize Ontario’s investment in the smart metering infrastructure, the IESO is advancing its work to create more opportunities for enhanced uses of the data in the provincial MDM/R, with privacy and security at the forefront of its efforts to generate additional ratepayer benefit.


Contributions by Sorana Ionescu

  • Demonstrating De-Identification in Practice
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019