Senior Vice-President, Gas & Renewables
Aron Willis leads TransAlta’s Gas and Renewable operations and oversees the company’s operations services team, including Supply Chain Management, EH&S, Operations Integrity and the project management office. Aron is also responsible for managing all joint ventures and partnerships relating to TransAlta’s gas, wind, hydro and solar operations and the regulated transmission business.
Since joining TransAlta in 1999, Aron has worked throughout the business in increasing levels of responsibility including roles in Finance, Operations, and Major Maintenance. Prior to his current role, Aron spent nearly 10 years as the Managing Director of TransAlta’s business in Australia. Based in Perth, Western Australia, Aron oversaw a significant expansion of the business comprising an investment of just under $1 billion in new contracted assets. This included the development, contracting and construction of the $570 million South Hedland Power Station.
Aron sits on the management team of TransAlta Renewables Incorporated and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary.