Dawn de Lima
Chief Administrative Officer
Dawn de Lima is responsible for leading Human Resources, Information Technology, Corporate Communications, Aboriginal Relations and Corporate Security, as well as overseeing the company’s General Administration. She directs the design and successful implementation of standards across the organization, is focused on the execution of a long-term plan that addresses current and future talent demands, ensures we maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, safeguards the company’s reputation and ensures that both our cyber and corporate security practices are best-in-class.
Since joining TransAlta in 2006, Dawn has served in a number of leadership positions including Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer, Vice-President of Supply Chain and Vice-President of Human Resources.
Prior to joining TransAlta, Dawn spent nearly two decades as a business leader in human resources and communications, holding senior positions in Bell Canada and Norigen Communications. Currently, she sits as a voluntary board member with Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta.
Dawn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Calgary and a Masters of Business Administration from Queen’s University.