Chief Investment OfficerMr. Brett M. Gellner serves as Chief Investment Officer of TransAlta Corporationrationration. Mr. Gellner became TransAltas Chief Investment Officer on March 31, 2014 and is responsible for all strategic corporate investments, mergers and acquisitions, and greenfield projects. Prior to being appointed to this position he was the Companys Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2014, and was VicePresident, Commercial Operations from 2008 to 2009. He has significant experience in finance, valuation, economics, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial agreements. He also has extensive knowledge of the power industry, having worked as cohead of CIBC World Markets Power Utilities group. In this role, he was involved in numerous transactions including leveraged buyouts, high yield and investmentgrade debt financings, initial public offerings, hybrid securities financings and private offerings of equity and debt. Prior to CIBC World Markets, he held senior roles in the Mergers Acquisitions and Corporationrationrate Development groups of a large, publiclytraded company, and with a major international consulting firm
Age: 52 Executive Since 2014Gellner holds a Master?s degree in applied economics from the University of Alberta and has a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.