Board of Directors

Alan Batkin

Alan Batkin, Chair

Mr. Batkin serves on the boards of Hasbro, Inc., Cantel Medical Corp. and Omnicom Group, Inc. He served on the board of Overseas Shipping Group, Inc. from 1999 to 2012. He was Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates Inc. from 1990 until 2006, Vice Chairman of Eton Park Capital Management, L.P., from 2007 to 2012 and was with Lehman Brothers from 1972 until 1990. He also is an overseer or board member for a number of non-profit organizations, including, among others, the International Rescue Committee, the Brookings Institution and the New York City Police Foundation.

Patricia Bellinger

Patricia Bellinger, Director

Ms. Bellinger is the Executive Director at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership as well as an adjunct lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School. She currently serves on the board of Sodexo SA and previously served on the board of Nordic Windpower Inc. from 2008 to 2010. Before joining Harvard Kennedy School, Ms. Bellinger was the Executive Director of Executive Education at Harvard Business School from 2011 to 2013, where she managed a $145 million portfolio of programs. Prior to joining Harvard Business School, Ms. Bellinger was Group Vice President at British Petroleum from 2000 to 2007, where she oversaw leadership development programs and established and led British Petroleum’s global diversity and inclusion transformation. Ms. Bellinger has a leadership role in a number of non-profit organizations, including the Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency at McLean Hospital, Facing History and Ourselves and uAspire.

Lord John Browne

Lord John Browne, Director

Lord Browne is chairman of L1 Energy and chairman of Huawei (UK). Prior to joining L1 Energy in March 2015, Lord Browne was a partner at Riverstone for eight years. Lord Browne spent 41 years at British Petroleum, holding various senior management positions during that time. In 1991, he joined the board of The British Petroleum Company plc and was appointed group chief executive in 1995 and remained in this position until May 2007. Lord Browne was chairman of the advisory board of Apax Partners LLC from 2006 to 2007, a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs from 1999 to 2007, a non-executive director of Intel Corporation from 1997 to 2006, a trustee of The British Museum from 1995 to 2005, a member of the supervisory board of DaimlerChrysler AG from 1998 to 2001 and a non-executive director of SmithKline Beecham from 1996 to 1999.

Lord Browne was the president of the Royal Academy of Engineering from 2006 to 2011 and is chairman of the trustees of the Queen Elizabeth prize for engineering. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and a foreign member of the U.S. Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was appointed a trustee of the Tate Gallery in August 2007 and chairman of the trustees in January 2009. He was the chairman of the Independent Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance, which published its report in October 2010. He was appointed the UK Government’s lead non-executive board member in June 2010. He was knighted in 1998 and made a life peer in 2001.

Michael Garland

Michael Garland, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike Garland is President & CEO of Pattern Energy Group, Inc (Pattern Energy), and also serves as the CEO of Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development), a position he has held since June 2009. Prior to joining Pattern Development, Mr. Garland was a partner at Babcock & Brown from 1986 to 2009, where he initiated and managed project finance activities, energy development and energy investment, and led Babcock & Brown’s North American Infrastructure Group. Previously, Mr. Garland worked for the State of California as Chief of Energy Assessments from 1975 to 1986.

Douglas Hall

Douglas Hall, Director

Mr. Hall was a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets covering public and private capital raising, mergers and acquisitions support and strategic advisory assignments for diversified industry groups from 1979 until his retirement in 2005. Mr. Hall is currently a director of Metamaterial Technologies, Millar Western Forest Products and Stanfield's, and a member of the Advisory Board of Southwest Properties and Purpose Investments/NexC Partners.

Michael Hoffman

Michael Hoffman, Director

Mr. Hoffman is a partner of Riverstone, where he is principally responsible for investments in power and renewable energy for Riverstone’s funds and is based in New York. Mr. Hoffman is head of Riverstone’s Renewable Energy Funds I and II. Before joining Riverstone in 2003, Mr. Hoffman was senior managing director and head of the mergers and acquisitions advisory business of The Blackstone Group for 15 years, where he also served on the firm’s principal group investment committee as well as its executive committee. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Hoffman was managing director and co-head of the mergers and acquisitions department of Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. Mr. Hoffman is chairman of the board of directors of Onconova Therapeutics Inc., on the board of directors of Talen Energy Corporation and the general partner of Enviva Partners, LP. His non-profit board affiliations include Rockefeller University.

Patricia Newson

Patricia Newson, Director

Ms. Newson currently serves on the boards of the Alberta Electric System Operator, and Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST). Ms. Newson retired in 2011 from AltaGas Ltd. as President of the Utility Division and was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of AltaGas Utility Group Inc. from 2005 to 2009, and Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of AltaGas Income Trust from 1996 to 2006. Her previous board experience includes Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Brookfield Residential Properties Inc., AltaGas Utility Group Inc., Long Run Exploration Inc., Guide Exploration Inc., Heritage Gas Limited, Inuvik Gas Ltd., and the Canadian Gas Association. Ms. Newson is a Fellow Chartered Accountant.