Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
John Kousinioris is responsible for directing TransAlta’s legal affairs, government relations, regulatory compliance and corporate secretarial matters. He is also the President of TransAlta Renewables Inc.
Prior to joining TransAlta, John was a partner and co-head of the corporate commercial department at Bennett Jones LLP. He has over 25 years of experience in securities law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters, and has represented clients in some of Canada’s largest public offerings and merger transactions.
John has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, a Masters of Business Administration degree from York University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.