Brent Ward

Brent Ward is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Brent is also the Senior Vice President, M&A, Strategy and Treasurer of TransAlta Corporation and is responsible for leading corporate finance, cash management, insurance, pension and foreign exchange, and interest rate risk management.

Brent has been with TransAlta Corporation for the past 21 years and has extensive knowledge of capital markets, bank markets, treasury functions and corporate planning. Prior to his current role, Brent was Director, Corporate Finance and Treasury. In addition, he has also been responsible for leading TransAlta’s Investor Relations and Strategic Finance functions including responsibility for all Corporate Planning initiatives.


  • Bachelor of Commerce, Lakehead University 
  • Chartered Financial Analyst