Alexander J. Pourbaix
Alexander J. Pourbaix is Executive Vice-President, Power, for TransCanada. He is responsible for the power division of TransCanada, encompassing generation investments, marketing, asset acquisition and asset development activities in the deregulating North American electricity market, and including the activities of TransCanada Power, L.P., Canada’s largest publicly traded Power Income Fund. Mr. Pourbaix is also responsible for the operations of Cancarb Limited, a carbon black manufacturing business owned and operated by TransCanada, located in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Mr. Pourbaix also currently serves as Chairman and director of TransCanada Turbines Ltd., an aeroderivative turbine overhaul and repair business, and President and director of TransCanada Power Services Ltd., the General Partner of TransCanada Power, L.P.
Mr. Pourbaix is a 2001/2002 recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Awards for leadership excellence for Canadians under the age of 40. Mr. Pourbaix holds a Bachelor of Arts with distinction, and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Alberta.