Executive Vice-President, Coal and Mining Operations
Wayne Collins is responsible for overseeing all of TransAlta’s coal and mining operations as well as corporate engineering and technical services.
Wayne has more than 35 years of experience in power generation. In his previous role as Chief Operating Officer for Stanwell Corporation Ltd, he was responsible for a fleet comprising coal, gas and hydro power generation and a large open cut coal mine. His career has predominantly been in operations and maintenance but also included a period developing and building new renewable power plants.
Wayne holds degrees in Engineering and Business. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer (Australia) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.