Bev F. Park
Ms. Park has executive and board experience in a range of industries, including forest products, shipping, mining, transportation, real estate, and electricity transmission. Ms. Park spent seventeen years of her career with TimberWest Forest Corp. where she held several roles including Interim CEO, COO, President of the real estate division and Executive Vice President and CFO. Prior to being at TimberWest, Ms. Park was at BC Hydro and KPMG.
Having provided strong leadership in publicly-traded, private and Crown corporations, Ms. Park has a breadth of experience in an array of operating environments and domestic and offshore markets with specific experience leading shareholder value creation, long-term strategic repositioning, operational excellence, risk management, regulatory issues, restructuring and acquisitions and divestitures.
Ms. Park is currently a director of SSR Mining Inc. (TSX/NASDAQ listed), a public mining company, focused on the operation, development, exploration and acquisition of precious metals projects. Ms. Park was a member of the Board of Governors at the University of British Columbia until June 30, 2018. In addition, she was previously a board member of Teekay LNG Partners, InTransit BC and BC Transmission Corp., where she had chaired the audit committees.
Ms. Park holds a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction from McGill University (Montreal, QB), a Master of Business Administration from the Simon Fraser University Executive program and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) of British Columbia.
Ms. Park brings to the Company and to the Board over 30 years of experience in finance and accounting, as well as senior leadership experience in organizational change.
At TransAlta, Ms. Park is Chair of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee and a member of the Human Resources Committee.