Chief Sustainability Officer, Suncor
Arlene Strom, Chief Sustainability Officer, plays a key role in stewarding Suncor’s many external relationships and strategic collaborations in support of the company’s ongoing economic, environmental and social performance leadership. Arlene also oversees the implementation of Suncor’s sustainability strategy, public policy and government relations efforts; internal and external communications; and she is responsible for the continued deepening of the company’s Indigenous, stakeholder, and community relations. Since joining Suncor in the corporate legal group in September 2003, Arlene has held several leadership positions within the company, including General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and Vice President of Sustainability & Communications. Prior to joining Suncor she practiced corporate and securities law in Calgary. Arlene is the Chair of the Suncor Energy Foundation. She is also the Chair of the Alberta Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Awards Foundation, a Board Member at the Calgary Zoo and a Board of Trustees member at Ignite Calgary. Arlene has a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Trinity Western University, and a master of arts degree in public policy and a law degree (LLB) from the University of British Columbia. She is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.