- CEO Message
- Corporate Officers
- Board of Directors
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dawn Farrell is President and Chief Executive Officer of TransAlta Corporation, a director of TransAlta Corporation, a director of The Chemours Company and a member of the Trilateral Commission. She also sits on the boards of The Conference Board of Canada and the Business Council of Canada and is a member of The Canada-U.S. Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders
Chief Strategy & Investment Officer
Brett Gellner oversees key strategic initiatives and investments for the company, including the initiatives that are instrumental to transitioning the company to 100% Clean Energy by 2025. Brett is also on the board of TransAlta Renewables Inc.
Dawn de Lima
Dawn de Lima
Chief Officer — Business & Operational Services
Dawn de Lima is responsible for leading Business and Operational Services, as well as Information Technology, Corporate Communications, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Security and Building Administration.
Jane N. Fedoretz
Jane N. Fedoretz
Chief Talent & Transformation Officer
Jane is responsible for oversight and governance of all Human Resource matters involving Executive Compensation, Talent and Culture, Leadership Development and the Transformation Office at TransAlta. Jane has over 18 years of legal experience in the energy industry and as a private practitioner.
Chief Growth Officer & President of TransAlta Renewables Inc.
John Kousinioris is responsible for overseeing growth at TransAlta as well as Gas and Renewables Operations, Business Development, Commercial, Energy Trading and Marketing, and Asset Optimization. He is also the President of TransAlta Renewables Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
Christophe Dehout is responsible for all financial policy, planning and reporting, tax, treasury, risk management, internal audit and investor relations at TransAlta. Christophe has more than 27 years of experience in the energy business and in finance. Previous to TransAlta, he held the role of Deputy Head of Performance and Group Transformation and several senior Finance roles.
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer
Kerry O’Reilly Wilks’ portfolio spans legal, external relations, regulatory and market policy, corporate secretarial, governance, and trading and operational compliance. Prior to this position, Kerry held the roles of: Head of Legal, North Atlantic & UK, Head of Legal, Corporate & Marketing, and Global Chief IT Counsel for Vale. In addition, Kerry occupied a senior strategic advisory role with Vale’s Asia-Pacific affiliates, as Head of Legal, Asia Pacific.
Executive Vice-President, Coal & Mining Operations
Wayne Collins is responsible for overseeing all of TransAlta’s coal and mining operations in both Canada and the U.S.
Senior Vice-President, Commercial, Gas and Renewables Operations
Aron Willis leads both TransAlta’s Commercial team and the Gas and Renewable operations. Aron is also responsible for managing all joint ventures and partnerships relating to TransAlta’s gas, wind, hydro and solar operations as well as the regulated transmission business.
Senior Vice-President, Business Development
Jennifer Pierce oversees growth, including acquisitions; and greenfield development of clean energy opportunities, including renewable and natural gas generation. Jennifer also leads the Energy Solutions team, which provides energy and risk management services to commercial, industrial and utility customers.
Managing Director, Corporate Controller
Todd Stack is responsible for providing leadership and direction over TransAlta’s financial activities and control, corporate accounting and reporting, tax, and corporate planning. Todd is also the Chief Financial Officer of TransAlta Renewables Inc.
Managing Director, Treasury
Brent Ward is responsible for leading corporate finance, cash management, insurance, pension and foreign exchange, and interest rate risk management. He is also the Managing Director and Treasurer of TransAlta Renewables Inc.
Managing Director, Corporate Secretary
Scott Jeffers is responsible for TransAlta’s corporate secretarial matters, including corporate governance, disclosure and securities compliance matters. He is also responsible for certain corporate/commercial legal matters and is the Corporate Secretary of TransAlta Renewables Inc.