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James R. Turner

James R. Turner

Alabama Power Company
Compliance Director
Birmingham, AL, USA


Work Experience

Alabama Power Compliance and Concerns Director – Provides oversight for the design, implementation, enforcement, and modifications of Alabama Power’s overall compliance and employee concerns programs.  This includes ensuring that designated and qualified resources exist for each compliance risk area (team leaders and business unit coordinators), that overall compliance education/training is adequate for board members, executive management, facility/department management, and compliance personnel, and that all employee concerns are appropriately investigated and resolved.  Also chair of Company’s Investigative Review Committee (IRC) which provides oversight and cooridination of all company investigations.  Alabama Power provides electric service to 1.5 million customers in the State of Alabama, has total revenues of $6 billion dollars, and has 6,700 employees.  (2004 to Present)

Southern Company Generation Compliance Director – Overall Compliance Program coordination / management for Southern Company Generation.  Southern Company Generation is responsible for the management of the Southern Company’s Generation Fleet – over 80 generating plants producing over 42,000 megawatts of power.  (2002-2004)

Southern Company Internal Auditing - Compliance Director - As Compliance Audit Director, responsible for assessing compliance risks for Southern Company and for managing compliance audits of all Southern Company subsidiaries (environmental, safety and health, employment, etc.).  During audit career, performed and managed all types of audits including operational, financial, compliance, management requests, and fraud investigations.  Environmental auditing experience began in 1981.  (1975 – 2002)

Other Activities:

  • Board of Environmental Auditor Certification (BEAC) Board of Directors. (2002-2008)
  • American Chemistry Council Responsible Care Technical Oversight Board – Member of Board responsible for oversight of Responsible Care, 3rd party certification program within the U.S. Chemical Industry.(2003-2008)
  • Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Peer Review Program Director - Director of Peer Review Program that provides for the evaluation of a member utility’s environmental audit program. (1997-2000)
  • EEI Environmental Auditing Taskforce Vice-Chairman (1994-1996)
  • United States Energy Association - Part of delegation that conducted environmental management and auditing seminar for four Eastern Europe countries in Slovakia (1995) and in Atlanta (1996)

Education / Certifications

  • B.S. Accounting, University of Alabama
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CEPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
James R. Turner is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Helplines, Investigations and Responding to Misconduct - Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Monday, June 04, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Helplines, Investigations and Responding to Misconduct - Helplines, Investigations and Responding to Misconduct, Monday, June 04, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Helplines, Investigations and Responding to Misconduct - Helplines, Investigations and Responding to Misconduct, Monday, June 04, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Helplines, Investigations and Responding to Misconduct - Helplines, Investigations and Responding to Misconduct, Monday, June 04, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Compliance & Ethics Essentials 2018, Friday, June 08, 2018, New York, NY
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