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Richard Legault


Senior Managing Partner

Richard Legault is a Senior Managing Partner, overseeing Brookfield’s Renewable Power Group and electric utility businesses. He also is Executive Group Chairman of Brookfield Renewable Partners, one of the world’s largest publicly-traded pure-play renewable power platforms globally.  

Until August 2015, Mr. Legault was Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Renewable Partners. He has been instrumental in the development and continued growth of Brookfield’s renewable business, which is now well established in North America, South America and Europe. Mr. Legault was Chief Financial Officer of Brookfield Asset Management from 2000 to 2001, and in his 26 years with Brookfield has held several senior positions in operations, finance and corporate development. 

Mr. Legault is currently the Chairman of Transelec S.A., the largest provider of electric transmission services in Chile, he serves on the Board of the CD Howe Institute and also on the Board of QG100, a Québec association of Global business CEOs. Mr. Legault also is a member of Brookfield’s Investment Committee and Brookfield’s Health and Safety Steering Committee.