People: Atlantic Power Corp (ATP.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Irving Gerstein

73 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

James Moore

48 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Terrence Ronan

54 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer and Corporate Secretary

Kenneth Hartwick

51 2015 Director

Teresa Ressel

51 2014 Director

R. Foster Duncan

60 2010 Independent Director

Kevin Howell

2014 Independent Director

Holli Ladhani

43 2010 Independent Director

John McNeil

72 2004 Independent Director

Amanda Wagemaker

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Biographies

Name Description

Irving Gerstein

The Honourable Senator Irving R. Gerstein, C.M., O.Ont, is Independent Chairman of the Board of Atlantic Power Corporation. Senator Gerstein is a Member of the Order of Canada and a Member of the Order of Ontario, and was appointed to the Senate of Canada in December 2008. He is a retired executive, and is currently a director of Medical Facilities Corporation and Student Transportation Inc., and previously served as a director of other public companies including Economic Investment Trust Limited, CTV Inc., Traders Group Limited, Guaranty Trust Company of Canada, Confederation Life Insurance Company and Scott's Hospitality Inc., and as an officer and director of Peoples Jewellers Limited. Senator Gerstein is an honorary director of Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto), having previously served as Chairman of the Board, Chairman Emeritus and a director over a period of 25 years, and is currently a member of its Research Committee. Senator Gerstein earned a Bachelors of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School of Finance and Commerce). Mr. Gerstein's substantial experience on the boards of numerous other public companies and his prior experience as an executive of a substantial public company make him a valued advisor and highly qualified to serve as Chair of our Board of Directors and as Chair of our nominating and corporate governance committee .

James Moore

Dr. James J. Moore, Jr. has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company, effective January 26, 2015. Moore joins Atlantic Power from Diamond Castle Holdings LLC ("DCH"), a $1.8 billion private equity firm in New York City, where he served as Chairman of Energy and Power from 2008 to 2015. From 2001 to 2008, Moore served as CEO of Catamount Energy Corporation ("Catamount"), where he helped transform a small Vermont energy company into a wind-focused growth company. The new strategy led to the sale of the company to DCH in 2005 and later to Duke Energy in 2008. Prior to his tenure at Catamount, Moore served as Chairman and CEO of American National Power and on the Board of International Power PLC. Moore also previously served on the Board of Comverge, Inc. in 2012.

Terrence Ronan

Mr. Terrence Ronan is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer and Corporate Secretary of Atlantic Power Corporation since August 20, 2012. Mr. Ronan is a financial professional with more than 20 years of management and capital raising experience. Most recently, Mr. Ronan served as Managing Director-Finance and Assistant Treasurer at Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership engaged in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, refined products and liquefied petroleum gas and other natural gas related products. Prior to that, Mr. Ronan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SemGroup, L.P. where he oversaw the operations of the privately held partnership engaged in the transportation, storage, terminalling and marketing of crude oil, LPG and natural gas. He was appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of SemGroup, L.P. with the knowledge that bankruptcy proceedings would be filed in the United States and Canada in 2008 and led SemGroup, L.P. through its reorganization. From 2006-2008, Mr. Ronan served as Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Capital where he co-founded the start-up Energy Finance practice, in which he was responsible for origination activities in the midstream and Exploration and Production ("E&P") sectors. Mr. Ronan graduated with a Bachelors of Science from Bates College and later received a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He also served in the U.S. Navy from 1981 to 2007, retiring after 26 years with the rank of Captain.

Kenneth Hartwick

Mr. Kenneth Michael Hartwick, C.A, is Director of Atlantic Power Corporation. Ken Hartwick has more than 13 years of management experience in the energy sector and more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector. Mr. Hartwick's experience in the energy industry spans several markets having played an integral role as an executive officer for Just Energy Group Inc. until April 2014, helping launch their businesses in Alberta, British Columbia, Indiana, Texas, Georgia, Manitoba, Ontario, Qu├ębec, Saskatchewan, California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom. He recently completed a 10-year tenure as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy Group Inc., an integrated retailer of commodity products. Mr. Hartwick served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Just Energy Group Inc. from June 2008 until April 2014, as President from 2006 until June 2008, and as Chief Financial Officer from April 2004 to 2006. Mr. Hartwick understands the issues facing the electricity industry through his previous role as Chief Financial Officer of one of the largest distribution companies in North America, Hydro One Inc., where he gained increasing executive-level responsibility throughout his career, and provided strategic direction as Ontario transitions towards a competitive energy marketplace. Mr. Hartwick earned his Honours of Business Administration from Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario.

Teresa Ressel

Ms. Teresa M. Ressel has been appointed as Director of Atlantic Power Corporation., with effect from 25 November 2014. Ms. Ressel has 25 years of direct experience across highly regulated industries combined with significant experience at the board of director level. She currently serves on the board of directors of ON Semiconductor. Ms. Ressel brings senior corporate, investment banking and public sector experience, including having served in various executive roles for UBS Investment Bank, which she joined in 2004 as Chief Operating Officer of the Americas group and was, in 2007, also named Chief Executive Officer of UBS Securities LLC. In these roles, Ms. Ressel managed a broad array of supervisory control, regulatory, compliance and logistics functions covering the Americas. From 2001 until 2004, Ms. Ressel served in the U.S. Treasury Department. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary for Management of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and designated, by Presidential directive, as the Chief Financial Officer of the department, where she served in both capacities. Prior to the U.S. Treasury, Ms. Ressel previously held senior positions covering an array of risk management, compliance and regulatory management, program management, and corporate audit across Kaiser Permanente and Hewlett Packard.

R. Foster Duncan

Mr. R. Foster Duncan is Independent Director of Atlantic Power Corporation. He has more than 30 years of senior corporate, investment banking, and private equity experience. Mr. Duncan is an Operating Partner of Bernhard Capital Partners and serves as a Senior Advisor to EHS Partners in New York, a management consulting firm focused on improving operational effectiveness, earnings, and growth. Previously, Mr. Duncan was a Member of MFB Energy Partners, LLC and was a Managing Director at Advantage Capital Partners with senior management responsibility for the firm's energy portfolio and energy initiatives. From 2005 through 2009, Mr. Duncan was managing member of KD Capital L.L.C., an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. ("KKR") which he and KKR formed. Mr. Duncan was located in KKR's offices and worked exclusively with KKR and its portfolio companies in connection with creating value and investing in the energy, utility, natural resources, and infrastructure sectors. Previously, Mr. Duncan was Executive Vice President and CFO of Cinergy Corp., Chairman of Cinergy's Investment Committee and CEO and President of Cinergy's commercial Business Unit. Mr. Duncan is active with the Edison Electric Institute, and is a past member of the Wall Street Advisory Group, and past Chairman of the Finance Executive Advisory Committee. He has also held senior management positions at LG&E Energy Corp., Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold and Howard Weil, a premier energy investment banking boutique. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Duncan served as a director of Xtreme Power, LLC, a small, privately held company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2013 and was sold to Younicos AG in April 2014. From February 2006 to 2013, He graduated with Distinction from the University of Virginia and later received his MBA degree from the A. B. Freeman Graduate School of Business at Tulane University .

Kevin Howell

Mr. Kevin T. Howell has been appointed as Independent Director of Atlantic Power Corporation., with effect from 23 December 2014. Mr. Howell brings with him over 35 years of industry experience. He is an accomplished power and natural gas executive with extensive commercial leadership at the executive levels of affiliates of Duke Energy, Dominion Resources, NRG Energy and Dynegy. Following a brief retirement from NRG in 2010, Mr. Howell most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Dynegy, where he ran commercial and plant operations as well as environmental health and safety. Mr. Howell retired from Dynegy in January of 2013. Mr. Howell currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Illinois Power Generating Company, an affiliate of Dynegy.

Holli Ladhani

Ms. Holli C. Ladhani is Independent Director of Atlantic Power Corporation. She currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc. ("Rockwater"). Houston-based Rockwater provides fluids management and environmental solutions to the energy industry in North America to uniquely address the special fluid and environmental-related challenges associated with modern day unconventional and conventional oil and gas resource development. Rockwater is controlled by SCF Partners, a private equity investor since 1989 that provides equity capital and strategic growth assistance to build energy service and equipment companies that operate throughout the world. Prior to joining SCF Partners in March 2011, Ms. Ladhani served in a number of positions with Dynegy Inc. ("Dynegy"), a provider of wholesale power, capacity and ancillary services in multiple regions of the United States, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In November 2011, subsequent to Ms. Ladhani's departure, two Dynegy subsidiaries of which Ms. Ladhani had formerly been an officer filed for bankruptcy protection. Prior to joining Dynegy, Ms. Ladhani was a Senior Manager-Audit with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. A Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Ladhani received a Bachelors of Science from Baylor University and a Masters of Business Administration from Rice University. She serves on the board of His Grace Foundation, which supports children who undergo bone marrow transplants.

John McNeil

Mr. John McNeil is Independent Director of Atlantic Power Corporation. Mr. McNeil is President of BDR NorthAmerica Inc., an energy consulting company based in Toronto, Ontario. Prior to his appointment at BDR NorthAmerica Inc. in 2000, Mr. McNeil was Managing Director Investment Banking with Scotia Capital Inc. from 1996 to 1999. Previously, he was a Senior Vice-President and Director of Scotia McLeod Inc. from 1991 to 1995. Mr. McNeil has extensive expertise in the areas of asset management models, capitalization, mergers and acquisitions, business and enterprise valuations, capital markets and market ratings and has worked extensively throughout North America and Europe. Mr. McNeil specializes in the electric power sector and his major focus in recent years has been in the field of corporate and enterprise unbundling and reconstitution resulting from the restructuring of the electricity sector in North America. Mr. McNeil earned a Bachelors of Arts (Honors) from Queens University, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia.

Amanda Wagemaker

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