TransAlta Corporation is pleased to welcome Yakout Mansour to its Board of Directors.

Jul 18, 2011

Mr. Mansour recently retired from his position as the President and CEO of the California Independent System Operator Corporation, a position he held since 2005.

He previously served in senior executive roles at BC Hydro and British Columbia Transmission Corporation.
A professional engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Mr. Mansour has authored and co-authored numerous publications. He is recognized internationally in the field of power engineering.

In 2009, Mr. Mansour was named to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisory Committee. He has also served on the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC); the Canadian National Committee of the international organization CIGRE; and the Transmission Council of the Canadian Electric Association.
Mr. Mansour is a graduate of the University of Calgary with a Master of Science and a graduate of the University of Alexandria (Egypt) with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.