James Reid

Managing Partner, Brookfield Private Equity Group

Mr. Reid is the Managing Partner of the Brookfield Private Equity Group based in Calgary, Alberta. He is responsible for originating, evaluating and structuring investments and financings in the energy sector and overseeing operations in Brookfield private equity energy segment. He established Brookfield’s Calgary office in 2003 after spending several years as a Chief Financial Officer for two oil and gas exploration and production companies in Western Canada. 

Mr. Reid obtained his Chartered Accountant designation at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Arts in commerce from the University of Toronto.

Mr. Reid brings to the Company and the Board considerable experience in leadership, finance, mergers and acquisitions and organizational change. His wealth of knowledge in the energy sector and his role with Brookfield make him an important contributor to the Board.

At TransAlta, Mr. Reid is a member of the Investment Performance Committee.