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Manjit Sharma

Ms. Sharma brings over 30 years of experience that spans a variety of industries, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer of WSP Canada Inc.  In this role, she was responsible for leading the finance, real estate, procurement, tax and shared services functions across Canada.  Prior to WSP Canada Inc., she was on the National Executive Team of General Electric Canada (GE Canada), serving as Chief Financial Officer from 2016 to 2019. From 1999 to 2016, she held various senior positions with GE Canada, with responsibilities that spanned strategic planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, tax oversight, risk, governance, and diversity and inclusion. Ms. Sharma currently serves as a board member of each of Vermilion Energy Inc., Finning International Inc. and Export Development Canada.  She is also a member of the GE Canada Pension Trust Committee. 

Ms. Sharma holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) from the University of Toronto, is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and holds the ICD.D Directors designation and the GCB.D Global Competent Boards designation.  In 2019, Ms. Sharma was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network.

At TransAlta, Ms. Sharma is a member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee and the Human Resources Committee.