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Brian Burden (Chair)

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Brian Burden (Chair) , Chairman and Independent Director

Brian Burden currently serves as an Administrator Director and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, and the Governance, Nomination & Compensation Committee. Mr. Burden's prior experience includes working as the Chief Financial Officer of TransAlta Corporation from 2005 to 2010. Prior to joining TransAlta, Mr. Burden was the Chief Financial Officer of Molson from 2002 to 2005, a senior finance executive at Diageo PLC from 1997 to 2002 and a Finance Director of United Distillers in the United Kingdom from 1989 to 1997. Mr. Burden has been a director of the Canadian Soccer Association since June 2012 and joined the Trinidad Drilling Ltd board in Sept 2013. Mr. Burden also sits on the Advisory Council for the private company Startech.com.

Mr. Burden holds a diploma in Business Studies from Rotherham College, is a member of the Associated Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the United Kingdom and received an ICD.D Certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.