Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners has entered into a Master Services Agreement with a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager with approximately $200 billion in assets under management, 23,000 operating employees and 500 investment professionals. Brookfield has over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable energy, infrastructure and private equity.
Brookfield is cross-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and on NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA.
Brookfield Asset Management’s strategy, which is part of our strategy as well, is to combine best-in-class operating platforms and best-in-class transaction execution capabilities to acquire and invest in targeted assets and actively manage them to achieve superior returns on a long-term basis.
Mr. Legault is the Chief Executive Officer of the Service Provider. Mr. Legault is also a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management and is appointed under the Master Services Agreement as Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners (BREP). Since 1999, he has led the growth of Brookfield’s renewable power operations on a global basis, helping to make Brookfield Renewable one of the world’s largest pure play renewable power portfolios. Mr. Legault was Chief Financial Officer of Brookfield from 2000 to 2001, prior to which he held several senior positions in operations, finance, and corporate development with Brookfield’s forest products operations. Mr. Legault received a Bachelor of Accounting from the Université du Québec in Hull and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA, CA).
Mr. Shah is the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Service Provider. Mr. Shah is also a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management and is appointed under the Master Services Agreement as President and Chief Operating Officer of BREP. In this capacity, he has oversight for Brookfield Renewable’s growth and capitalization, on a global basis. Mr. Shah received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto in 1999 and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA, CA).
Mr. Goodman is Chief Financial Officer of the Service Provider and is appointed under the Master Services Agreement as Chief Financial Officer of BREP. In this capacity, he directs all capital markets activities including accounting, financial reporting, treasury, taxation, and investor relations, on a global basis. Mr. Goodman received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland in 2003 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Ms. Mazin is Senior Vice President & General Counsel of the Service Provider and is appointed under the Master Services Agreement as Senior Vice President & General Counsel of BREP. She has global responsibility for Brookfield Renewable’s legal matters, including transactional activity, corporate governance and public disclosure. Ms. Mazin received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and her law degree from the University of Toronto. She is called to the bars of the State of New York and the Province of Ontario.