Board of Directors

Allen R. Hagerman

Corporate Director
Mr. Hagerman is Executive Vice President of Canadian Oil Sands Limited, an oil sands mining and upgrading entity. He is currently responsible for overseeing crude oil marketing operations. Prior to 2007, Mr. Hagerman was Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Oil Sands Limited.

David W. Drinkwater

Corporate Director
Mr. Drinkwater is Chairman of Rothschild Canada. Prior thereto, Mr. Drinkwater was the Chief Legal Officer of Nortel Networks Corporation from December 19, 2005 to December 31, 2008 and Senior Advisor from then to March 31, 2009.

Kathryn B. McQuade

Corporate Director
Ms. McQuade is currently an independent business person. Ms. McQuade served as Senior Advisor of Canadian Pacific Railway Company from November 1, 2012 to May 15, 2013.

Brett M. Gellner

Corporate Director / President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gellner is President of the Company. Mr. Gellner is also the Chief Investment Officer of TransAlta and oversees all strategic corporate investments, M&A and greenfield projects.

Aron Willis

Corporate Director / Senior Vice-President, Gas & Renewables
Mr. Willis is the Senior Vice-President, Gas & Renewables of the Company. Mr. Willis is also the Senior Vice-President, Gas & Renewables at TransAlta. He leads TransAlta’s Gas and Renewable operations and oversees the company’s operations services team, including Supply Chain Management, EH&S, Operations Integrity and the project management office. Mr. Willis is also responsible for managing all joint ventures and partnerships relating to TransAlta’s gas, wind, hydro and solar operations and the regulated transmission business.

Paul Taylor

Corporate Director
Mr. Taylor retired in 2014 as the President of TransAlta’s business operations in the U.S. as well as being responsible for oversight of the Canadian coal and mine operations. His role at TransAlta included leading the commercial coal and sustainability teams in both Canada and the U.S.