Interview with Kerry O’Reilly Wilks, Chief Officer of Legal, Regulatory & External Affairs


The transition from a small town in Newfoundland to Toronto’s Bay Street was an eye-opener for new law grad Kerry O’Reilly Wilks. The east coaster worked her way up to head of legal for the world’s second largest mining company and currently serves as Chief Officer of Legal, Regulatory & External Affairs for TransAlta. Though, it is in her Maritime’s roots where Kerry set the framework for her success; listen how her humble beginnings developed her to be one of the most sought after legal minds in the nation.

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