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 for Engie, including: Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, & CPO Marketing & Sales, Energy Europe, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for GDF Suez in the Netherlands as well as Head of Corporate Finance and Head of Project Finance. He has worked on some of the biggest capital raisings, project finance, M&A deals and transformation programs the group has undertaken and has seen first-hand the conversion from coal and gas energy production to renewables at Engie. Prior to working with Engie, Christophe held positions with Generale Bank (Fortis Bank) and IBM.
He received his Master’s in Business Engineering in Finance, Solvay Business School at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. He also attended the General Management Program at CEDEP (Insead, Fontainebleau France).