TerraForm Power is an owner and operator of a best-in-class, 2,600+ MW renewable power portfolio including solar and wind assets primarily in the U.S.
These premier assets are underpinned by long-term contracts that produce stable cash flow.
TerraForm Power is ideally positioned to capitalize on the growth in renewable power generation. TerraForm Power has considerable potential to grow both organically and through the acquisition of new facilities, including through its sponsor and majority shareholder Brookfield Asset Management.
Brookfield Asset Management is a leading global alternative asset manager with more than $250 billion of assets under management. Brookfield offers deep renewable sector expertise, a track record as a cornerstone investor aligned with other stakeholders, and a longstanding and experienced management team.
TerraForm Power will focus on acquiring, owning and operating solar and wind assets in North America (including Mexico) and Western Europe.
John Stinebaugh brings over 20 years of infrastructure and power expertise to his role as Chief Executive Officer of TerraForm Power. Mr. Stinebaugh is a Managing Partner with Brookfield. In this capacity, he has held a number of senior roles responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and overseeing operations including oversight of Brookfield’s infrastructure debt business, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Brookfield Property Group, and Chief Financial Officer and Head of North America for Brookfield Infrastructure Group.
Prior to joining Brookfield, Mr. Stinebaugh worked at Credit Suisse Securities in the energy group with responsibility for mergers and acquisitions and leveraged financings.
He received a chartered financial analyst designation in 1995 and graduated with honors with a degree in economics from Harvard University.
Matt Berger is the Chief Financial Officer for TerraForm Power. Matt most recently has served in Brookfield Property Group as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of IDI Gazeley, one of the world’s largest investors and developers of logistics warehouses and distribution parks. In this role, Matt was responsible for financial operations, including accounting, treasury, tax and finance functions.
Prior to IDI Gazeley, Matt served as Head of Capital Markets for Brookfield Renewable Energy Group, where he played a key role in supporting the long-term growth of the business on a global scale.
Valerie Hannah is the Chief Operating Officer of TerraForm Power and is responsible for all operations, power marketing and regulatory affairs of the company. She also oversees human resources and information technology.
Ms. Hannah brings deep operating expertise to her role having held a number of leadership positions at Brookfield Renewable, where she helped the company achieve a track record of driving value through growth initiatives, increasing cash flows and mitigating risks. Prior to her current role, Ms. Hannah served as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Integrations at Brookfield Renewable with a focus on TerraForm Power. She also served as the Chief Financial Officer, North America at Brookfield Renewable where she was responsible for all capital markets activities including accounting, financial reporting, treasury, and taxation in North America.
Ms. Hannah holds a Graduate Diploma from McGill University (Quebec, Canada) and is a Chartered Accountant.
Andrea Rocheleau is a Senior Vice President of Brookfield and currently serves as the General Counsel of TerraForm Power, Inc. In that capacity, she has overall responsibility for the legal function of the company, which includes overseeing all corporate governance, public company, and transaction execution matters.
Ms. Rocheleau joined Brookfield in 2003 and has held a number of senior positions in Brookfield’s renewable power business since that time. Prior to joining Brookfield, Ms. Rocheleau worked at a leading law firm in London, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Rocheleau holds a degree in law from Queen’s University and a degree in commerce from McGill University.
Brian Lawson is a Senior Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Brookfield Asset Management. In that role, he is responsible for Brookfield's global finance, treasury and risk management functions. He also sits on a number of its investment committees.
Since joining Brookfield in 1988, Mr. Lawson has held a number of senior management positions in Brookfield’s investment and finance operations before assuming his current role in 2002.
Mr. Lawson was named Canada’s CFO of the Year in 2013 by PwC, FEI Canada and Robert Half International.
Mr. Lawson is a member of the Governing Council of the University of Toronto and is Chair of the Trinity College School Foundation. He and his wife are involved in several philanthropic efforts focused on reducing chronic disease through improved nutrition, including being founding sponsors of the Centre for Child Nutrition and Health at the University of Toronto, and supporters of Community Food Centers Canada, of which Mr. Lawson is a director.
Harry Goldgut is Executive Chairman of Brookfield’s infrastructure and power groups.
Mr. Goldgut, who has been with Brookfield since 1997, led the expansion of Brookfield’s renewable power and utilities operations, with primary responsibilities for strategic initiatives and senior regulatory relationships. He has played an active role in the restructuring of the electricity industry in Ontario, Canada, as a member of several governmental committees, including the Electricity Market Design Committee, the Minister of Energy’s Advisory Committee, the Clean Energy Task Force, and the Ontario Energy Board Chair’s Advisory Roundtable.
Mr. Goldgut attended the University of Toronto and holds an LL.B from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University.
Mr. McFarland is currently serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of GenOn Energy, Inc.
Mr. McFarland previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Luminant, a subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings, from 2013 to 2016.
From 2008 to 2013, Mr. McFarland served in a dual role as Chief Commercial Officer of Luminant and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy, of Energy Future Holdings.
From 1999 to 2008, Mr. McFarland served in various roles at Exelon Corporation, including most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development from 2005 to 2008 and Vice President, Exelon Generation from 2003 to 2005.
Mr. McFarland has more than 25 years of experience and has held numerous executive positions with a broad range of responsibilities including operations, finance, commodity risk management and mergers and acquisitions.
Sachin Shah is a Senior Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer of the Brookfield Renewable Group and Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Renewable Partners.
Mr. Shah joined Brookfield in 2002 and has held a variety of senior finance roles across the organization. In 2011, Mr. Shah became the Chief Financial Officer of Brookfield Renewable Partners and since that time has been instrumental in growing the platform into a global business diversified across multiple technologies.
He is on the board of the Ryerson University Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Mr. Shah holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
Mr. Williamson is currently the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southcross Holdings and Southcross Energy. Mr. Williamson has more than 35 years of energy industry experience. Most recently, he was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cleco Corporation, an electric utility company, from 2011 through 2016, when Cleco was sold to a private investor group. From 2002 through 2011, he was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Dynegy, Inc. Prior to this, Mr. Williamson was the President and Chief Executive Officer at Duke Energy Global Markets, where he led the negotiations to merge PanEnergy with Duke Power, creating Duke Energy Corporation. Mr. Williamson joined Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Company (later known as PanEnergy) in 1995, advancing to Senior Vice President Finance, and joined Shell Oil Company in 1981, where he worked for 14 years in exploration and production in the U.S. and internationally.
Mr. Williamson received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Montana and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston. Mr. Williamson is also a past board member of Questar Corporation, an integrated natural gas company that merged with Dominion Resources in 2016.