Business Advisory Council

Brian Vaasjo

Brian Vaasjo, FCPA

President and Chief Executive Officer

Capital Power Corporation
Edmonton, Alberta


Brian Vaasjo is the President and CEO of Capital Power and has been since the company’s initial public offering in July, 2009. Prior thereto, he was Executive Vice President of EPCOR, and was President of EPCOR's Energy Division. At EPCOR, he was responsible for regional power generation (including clean coal initiatives), water operations and the growth of EPCOR‘s competitive power and water businesses across North America, as well as development and acquisition.  

Mr. Vaasjo was President of Capital Power Income L.P. from September 2005 until July 2009 and Chairman of the Board of its general partner from July 2009 to November 2011. 

Previously, Mr. Vaasjo spent 19 years with the Enbridge Group of Companies and played a substantial role in several important acquisitions, developments and public offerings. 

Mr. Vaasjo holds an MBA from the University of Alberta where he also received his undergraduate degree. He attended the University of Western Ontario Executive Program and is a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants. Mr. Vaasjo is a past Chairman of the Board of the United Way, Alberta Capital Region and of the Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS).  He is also a member of the Financial Executives Institute of Canada.

He lives in Edmonton with his wife Dawn and they have three children.