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Brookfield Renewable Partners LP (BEP_u.TO)

BEP_u.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Blidner

72 2011 Chairman of the Board of the General Partner

Sachin Shah

43 2015 Chief Executive Officer of the General Partner

Wyatt Hartley

2018 Chief Financial Officer of the General Partner

Harry Goldgut

64 Group Chairman of the General Partner

Richard Legault

60 2015 Group Chairman of the General Partner

Ruth Kent

2018 Chief Operating Officer of the General Partner

Jennifer Mazin

2015 General Counsel of the General Partner

David Mann

80 2011 Lead Independent Director of the General Partner

Eleazar de Carvalho Filho

62 2011 Independent Director of the General Partner

Nancy Dorn

61 Independent Director of the General Partner

Louis Maroun

69 2011 Independent Director of the General Partner

Stephen Westwell

62 Independent Director of the General Partner

Patricia Zuccotti

72 2011 Independent Director of the General Partner

Robin Kooyman

2020 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Blidner

Mr. Jeffrey M. Blidner serves as Chairman of the Board of the General Partner of the Company.P. Mr. Blidner is the Chair of the board of directors of the Managing General Partner. Mr. Blidner is also a Vice Chairman of Brookfield Asset Management. In that capacity he is responsible for strategic planning as well as transaction execution. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Asset Management’s Private Funds Group. He is the Chair and a director of Brookfield Business Partners L.P., and a director of Brookfield Asset Management, Brookfield Property Partners L.P. and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2000, Mr. Blidner was a senior partner at a Canadian law firm. He received his law degree from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar in Ontario as Gold Medalist.

Sachin Shah

Mr. Sachin Shah serves as Chief Executive Officer of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Shah is the Chief Executive Officer of the Service Provider and a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management. Mr. Shah has oversight of Brookfield Renewable’s growth and capitalization, on a global basis. Mr. Shah received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA, CA).

Wyatt Hartley

Mr. Wyatt Hartley serves as Chief Financial Officer of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Hartley is the Chief Financial Officer of the Service Provider and a Managing Director of Brookfield. He directs all capital markets activities, accounting, financial reporting, treasury, taxation and investor relations, on a global basis. Mr. Hartley holds a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA, CA).

Harry Goldgut

Mr. Harry A. Goldgut serves as Group Chairman of the General Partner of the Company.P. Mr. Goldgut is the Group Chairman of the Service Provider. Mr. Goldgut is also an Executive Chairman of Brookfield Mr. Goldgut is the Vice Chairman of the Service Provider. Mr. Goldgut is also an Executive Chairman of Brookfield Asset Management’s infrastructure and power groups. He has been involved in the electric power industry since 1985. Mr. Goldgut joined Brookfield in 1997 as Vice President, Power Generation and since then has held various senior positions in BRPI, becoming its Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2000, adding Chairman in 2005. He has been actively involved in developing and expanding Brookfield’s power operations and has had primary responsibility for its acquisitions and its senior regulatory relationships. He played an active role in the restructuring of the electricity industry in Ontario as a member of several governmental and regulatory committees and task forces including the 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 received his law degree from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School in Ontario, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1982.

Richard Legault

Mr. Richard Legault CPA is Group Chairman of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Legault is the Vice Chairman of the Service Provider. Mr. Legault is also an Executive Chairman of Brookfield Asset Management’s renewable power group. Prior to 2015, Mr. Legault was Chief Executive Officer of BEP during which time he led the growth of Brookfield’s renewable power operations on a global basis, helping to make Brookfield Renewable one of the world’s largest pure play renewable power portfolios. Mr. Legault was Chief Financial Officer of Brookfield from 2000 to 2001, prior to which he held several senior positions in operations, finance, and corporate development with Brookfield’s forest products operations. Mr. Legault received a Bachelor of Accounting from the Université du Québec in Hull and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA, CA).

Ruth Kent

Ms. Ruth Kent serves as Chief Operating Officer of the General Partner of the Company. Ms. Kent is the Chief Operating Officer of the Service Provider and a Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management. Ms. Kent has oversight of Brookfield Renewable’s renewable power operations and the execution of its commercial strategies. Ms. Kent holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Henley Management College and is a qualified accountant.

Jennifer Mazin

Ms. Jennifer Alison Mazin serves as General Counsel of the General Partner of the Company.P. Ms. Mazin is General Counsel of the Service Provider and a Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management. Ms. Mazin provides oversight of Brookfield Renewable’s legal matters on a global basis, including transactional matters, corporate governance and public disclosure. Ms. Mazin received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and her law degree from the University of Toronto. She is called to the bars of the State of New York and the Province of Ontario.

David Mann

Mr. David McDaniel Mann QC serves as Lead Independent Director of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Mann formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova Scotia Power Inc. (1996-2004) and Vice Chairman (2004-2005) and President and Chief Executive Officer (1998-2004) of Emera Inc., a TSX-listed energy and services company that invests in electrical generation, transmission and distribution. Mr. Mann is a Corporate Director and prior to January 1, 2016, served as Counsel at the law firm Cox & Palmer. He has over 30 years of experience in the practice of corporate and commercial law, with a particular emphasis on corporate finance and public utility regulation. He retired as Chairman of Logistec Corporation in 2016 but remains a director and a member of the corporation’s Audit Committee. He is also the Audit Committee Chairman of NewGrowth Corp., Acadian Timber Corp. and Allbanc Split Corp II. Mr. Mann holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University and a Master of Laws from the University of London.

Eleazar de Carvalho Filho

Mr. Eleazar de Carvalho Filho serves as Independent Director of the General Partner of the Company.P. Mr. de Carvalho Filho is a director of the Managing General Partner. Mr. de Carvalho Filho is a founding partner of Virtus BR Partners, an independent advisory company. He was formerly the President and Managing Director of the Brazilian National Development Bank and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Unibanco Investment Bank. Mr. de Carvalho Filho served as the non-executive Chairman of BHP Billiton Brazil (2006-2011) and served on the board of directors of Petrobras, Eletrobrás and Vale, among others. Mr. de Carvalho Filho is currently a director of Cnova N.V. He is also a director and audit committee member of TechnipFMC plc (formerly FMC Technologies, Inc.) and Grupo Pão de Açúcar. In January 2018, Mr. de Carvalho Filho was named to the transitional board of directors of Oi S.A., a large Brazilian company, and in September 2018, was elected as a director for a two-year term and was also elected Chairman of the board. Mr. de Carvalho Filho is the President of the Board of Trustees of the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. Mr. de Carvalho Filho holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economics from New York University.

Nancy Dorn

Ms. Nancy Dorn serves as Independent Director of the General Partner of the Company. Ms. Dorn is a retired corporate executive and U.S. government official now serving on several private sector, governmental and non-profit boards. Ms. Dorn retired from the General Electric Company ("GE") in 2017 after serving for 14 years as the leader of the company’s government affairs and policy group. Prior to her career at GE, she served in a number of high-ranking positions in the U.S. Government, including Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President George W. Bush and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) under President George H.W. Bush. She also worked in the Reagan Administration as Special Assistant to the President and in the State and Defense Departments. Ms. Dorn also serves on the Board of Governors of the Argonne National Laboratory and on the Saint Simons Island Land Trust in Saint Simons, Georgia. Ms. Dorn is a graduate of Baylor University.

Louis Maroun

Mr. Louis Joseph Maroun serves as Independent Director of the General Partner of the Company.P. Mr. Maroun is a director of the Managing General Partner. Mr. Maroun was formerly the Executive Chairman of ING Real Estate Canada, and held executive positions in a number of real estate companies where he was responsible for overseeing operations, real estate transactions, asset and property management, as well as many other related functions. Mr. Maroun is a director of Brookfield Property Partners L.P. where he is a member of the Audit Committee and the Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Maroun is also Chairman of Sigma Real Estate Advisors and Sigma Capital Corporation and is on the board of directors and is Chairman of Summit Industrial Income REIT. Mr. Maroun graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1972 with a Bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology, followed by a series of post graduate studies in finance and mortgage underwriting. In January of 2007, Mr. Maroun was elected a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Stephen Westwell

Mr. Stephen Westwell serves as Independent Director of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Westwell was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of EFR Group BV, a European fuel distributor and retailer (2015—2016) and the Chief Executive Officer of Silver Ridge Power Inc., a global solar power company (2013-2014). Mr. Westwell held various management and executive positions for BP plc in South Africa, the United States and the United Kingdom (1988-2007). These executive positions included Chief Executive Officer for BP Solar and Chief Executive Officer for BP Alternative Energy. He served as Group Chief of Staff and member of BP Plc’s executive management team in the United Kingdom (2008-2011). Mr. Westwell also worked for Eskom Holdings Limited, the South African power utility, in several operational capacities. Mr. Westwell is currently a Director and Member of the Audit Committee, the Safety, Social and Ethics Committee, the Capital Investment Committee and is Chairman of the Digital, Information Management and Hedging Committee of Sasol Pty Limited, a global oil and chemical company. He is a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Control Risk Pty Ltd., a specialist global risk consultancy. Mr. Westwell holds a Bachelor of Science, Engineering from the University of Natal, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University.

Patricia Zuccotti

Ms. Patricia L. Zuccotti serves as Independent Director of the General Partner of the Company.P. Ms. Zuccotti is a director of the Managing General Partner. Ms. Zuccotti was formerly Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Expedia, Inc. (2005-2011). Prior to joining Expedia, Ms. Zuccotti was the Director, Enterprise Risk Services of Deloitte & Touche LLP (2003-2005). Ms. Zuccotti is a director of Brookfield Business Partners L.P. where she is the Chair of the Audit Committee. Ms. Zuccotti is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and received her Masters of Business Administration, majoring in accounting and finance, from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in political science, from Trinity College.

Robin Kooyman