Anne McLellan

Board Member

Personal Information

65 |  Independent 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Director since: 2006

Citizenship: Canadian

Anne is a lawyer and corporate director and brings a rich and broad perspective on business and governance to Cameco’s board and three committees through her work experience and distinguished career in public service and higher education in Canada. Anne held a number of ministerial portfolios and also served as former deputy prime minister of Canada.


  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Executive compensation
  • Government relations
  • Health and safety


As of March 8, 2016

The Honourable Anne McLellan is a former deputy prime minister of Canada and has held several senior cabinet positions, including federal Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of Health, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and federal interlocutor of Métis and non-status Indians. Since leaving politics, she served as distinguished scholar in residence at the University of Alberta in the Alberta Institute for American Studies from 2006 to 2013 and is senior advisor in the national law firm Bennett Jones LLP. Anne is the Chancellor of Dalhousie University since May 2015.

Anne holds a bachelor of arts degree and a law degree from Dalhousie University, and a master of laws degree from King’s College, University of London. In addition to her extensive experience in federal administration and policy, Anne served on the board of Nexen Inc. from 2006 to 2013 and as a member of its compensation committee. Anne also served on the board of the Edmonton Regional Airport Authority, Canada's fifth largest airport, from 2008 to 2015 where she served as chair of the governance and compensation committee. Currently, she chairs the environment, health, safety and security committee of Agrium Inc.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2015

    2015 Attendance
2015 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership In Person Teleconference Overall
90.3% for Board of directors 5 of 5 5 of 5 100%
9.7% withheld Human resources and compensation 5 of 5 1 of 1 100%
  Nominating, corporate governance and risk 5 of 5   100%
  Safety, health, and environment 5 of 5   100%

Other Public Company Boards and Committee Memberships

Agrium Inc. Audit, Environment, health, safety and security (chair)

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2015

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares & DSUs Total value of Shares & DSUs Meets share ownership targets
2015 100 33,413 33,513 $ 572,066 Yes
2014 100 27,224 27,324 $ 520,518  
Change –– 6,189 6,189 $   51,548  

For share ownership compliance, Anne's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2015 are valued at $859,565