Executive Vice-President, Coal and Mining Operations
Wayne Collins is responsible for overseeing all of TransAlta’s coal and mining operations in both Canada and the U.S.
Wayne has more than 37 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.