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TransAlta’s origination head jumps ship


TransAlta’s origination head jumps ship

Balwant Gill, head of origination at TransAlta in Calgary, has resigned and is set to join Freepoint Commodities, SparkSpread has learned.
Meanwhile, Freepoint has also hired Michael Collens, a director of natural gas trading at BNP Paribas.
Collens joins Freepoint’s natural gas desk in Calgary, where he will focus on western Canada.
Gill joined TransAlta from Powerex Corp. in 2010 and was promoted to head of origination in 2013.
Prior to joining BNP Paribas in 2012, Collens was a trader at Societe Generale and RBS Sempra Commodities.
Officials at TransAlta and Freepoint could not immediately be reached.