Chris Powell, director, infrastructure and renewable resources, Alberta Investment Management Corp
Chris Powell is a director in the infrastructure and renewable resources group for Alberta Investment Management Corp (AIMCo) where he leads the origination, evaluation, selection and diligence efforts of private infrastructure transactions, as well as on-going management and governance of current investments. His transaction experience within the infrastructure space has spanned numerous sectors including utilities, renewables, power generation, toll roads, airports, pipelines and other midstream assets.
Powell currently serves on the board of Grupo SAESA and AusNet Services on behalf of AIMCo, as well as various advisory committees.
Before joining AIMCo in 2007, he was a public equity portfolio manager specializing in North American equities and income trusts for institutions and high net worth clients. Prior to professional financial roles, Powell was a technical advisor to large energy and energy infrastructure companies for environmental remediation and assessment programs. He has also had previous junior roles at a large Canadian rail company and Canadian utility.
Powell is a CFA charterholder and also holds an MBA and a bachelor of science from the University of Alberta.