Stephen MacDonald is the President and Chief Executive Officer at EfficiencyOne, and is a relentless champion for the development and growth of the energy efficiency industry in Nova Scotia, and the more than 2,500 people working in this field across the province. 

Stephen is a Chartered Professional Accountant (1994) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (1991) from Saint Mary’s University.

Stephen previously has served as EfficiencyOne’s Chief Operating Officer. He has been recognized as one of Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEOs for 2019 and 2020 and is a recipient of Canada’s Clean50 Award; both acknowledging his industry-leading efforts promoting energy efficiency and reducing C02 emissions.

The YMCA’s promise of building healthy communities by creating spaces and programs that help people belong aligns with Stephen’s vision of Nova Scotia becoming a more diverse and inclusive province.