Board of Directors
David W. Drinkwater
Corporate Director/Chair of the Board
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.
Allen R. Hagerman
Prior to December 31, 2014, Mr. Hagerman was Executive Vice President of Canadian Oil Sands Limited, an oil sands mining and upgrading entity. Prior to 2007, Mr. Hagerman was Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Oil Sands Limited. Mr. Hagerman is currently a director and chair of the audit committee of Precision Drilling Corporation and he is also a director and chair of the audit committee of Tervita Corporation.
Kathryn B. McQuade
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
Mr. Gellner is the Chief Investment Officer at TransAlta. He 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.
Corporate Director / President
John Kousinioris is the President of the Company. John is also the Chief Operating Officer at TransAlta and is responsible for overseeing growth at TransAlta as well as Gas and Renewables Operations, Business Development, Commercial, Energy Trading and Marketing, and Asset Optimization.
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.