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Alex Makler, Senior Vice President, West Region

Alex Makler has served as Senior Vice President of Calpine’s West Region since May
2014. In this role, he leads the company’s commercial team in California and the West,
and he collaborates with the Government & Regulatory Affairs team on policy and
advocacy efforts in the region. Previously, Mr. Makler served as Calpine’s Vice
President of Strategic Origination and Development for the West Region from January
2009 to May 2014. He joined Calpine’s legal department in 1999, where he served as
the company’s lead attorney for California energy crisis matters and became Vice
President and Assistant General Counsel. He has a background in commercial
transactions, project financing, federal and state regulatory activities, legislative issues,
mergers and acquisitions, and all aspects of electric generation development. Prior to
Calpine, Mr. Makler practiced commercial law with major law firms in New York,
Houston and San Francisco. He earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political
Economy and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.