Join us for a panel discussion with leading practitioners across sectors on the topic of reporting and disclosure. The panelists will discuss the reporting their organizations each provide to their stakeholders and give insight into the rationale for disclosing or not disclosing.
Kate Chisholm, Chief Legal & Sustainability Officer of Capital Power Corporation.
Kate Chisholm has been a member of the senior executive team since July 2009 and played an instrumental role in Capital Power’s restructuring and Initial Public Offering that led to the company’s creation. Kate leads Capital Power’s legal, regulatory and compliance, environmental policy, government relations and external affairs teams, risk management and internal audit, and sustainability efforts. She has personally led significant and successful commercial negotiations, managed high stakes litigation and overseen important public policy influence strategies for Capital Power.
Prior to Capital Power, Kate served as EPCOR’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2004 to 2009, and Vice President, Legal and Commercial for Alberta’s Transmission Administrator (now the Alberta Electric System Operator) from 1999 to 2003.
Kate has provided counsel and expert witness testimony in numerous electric utility hearings, including those arising from the restructuring of the Alberta electricity industry.
Kate obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Mount Allison University, her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta, and her MBA from Queen’s University. She was awarded the prestigious “Robert V.A. Jones” Lifetime Achievement Award by the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association in 2008, appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2010, named one of Canada’s Top 50 Diversity Champions by Women of Influence Magazine in 2013, named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and given a Leadership in the Profession Award by WILL/Counsel Network/Association of Women Lawyers in 2014, and named one of Canada’s Top 50 General Counsels in 2016.
Kate currently serves on a number of boards and governing bodies, including the Alberta Securities Commission. She created the MORE mentoring program for high potential young professional women in Edmonton and was one of the founding members of Legal Leaders for Diversity, an association of Canadian general counsel who support and promote diversity and inclusion within the legal profession
After graduating from the University of Alberta’s Law School in 1990, Brad spent time in private practice and in increasingly senior in-house legal roles in the energy and utility sectors before moving to the University of Alberta as General Counsel in 2004. As the University’s first General Counsel, Brad was tasked with establishing a legal department that could serve the unique needs of a university.
In his role as General Counsel at the U of A, Brad manages all of the legal affairs of the University as well as overseeing the privacy and records management functions. He is also frequently consulted on governance issues. Brad obtained his ICD.D designation in 2017.
Tina Antony is ATRF’s VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and leads all legal and governance affairs across ATRF’s corporate and investment business lines.
Tina specializes in M&A, investment fund formation, governance, strategy and transformational change. Prior to joining ATRF, Tina was on the executive of publicly-traded entities and a securities partner at one of Canada’s largest national law firms for several years.
Tina was recently honoured as a C-Suite Executive of the Year. Tina holds an ICD.D from the Rotman School of Management, and Bachelors of Laws and of Music from the University of Calgary. She is a member of Women in Capital Markets, the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Governance Professionals of Canada, and the Alberta Law Society.
Following the panel discussion, please stay for the Edmonton cocktail reception and take advantage of the opportunity to network with your governance peers.
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