Anne McLellan

Board Member

Personal Information

67 |  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 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 governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Executive compensation
  • Government relations
  • Health and safety


As of April 6, 2018

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. She was also a 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 has been 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 is the board chair of Pearson College. 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. Anne served as chair of the environment, health, safety and security committee at Agrium Inc. prior to its merger with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2017

    2017 Attendance
2017 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
88.2% for Board of directors 8 of 8 1 of 1 100%
11.8% withheld Human resources and compensation 5 of 5   100%
  Nominating, corporate governance and risk (chair) 4 of 4   100%

Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years
and Current Committee Memberships

Nutrien Ltd.*(TSX) Compensation, Safety, health, environment and security 2006 to present
Nexen Inc. (TSX)   2006 to 2013

* Anne was a director of Agrium Inc., a predecessor company to Nutrien Ltd. from 2006 to 2017, and continued as a director of the newly-formed company following the merger effective January 1, 2018.

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2017

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Total Value of
Shares and DSUs
Multiple of 2017
Annual Retainer
Ownership Guidance Compliance1
2017 100 43,761 43,861 $ 509,227 2.6x 5.0x
2016 100 38,253 38,353 $ 538,478    
Change –– 5,508 5,508 $ (29,251)    

1.  For share ownership compliance, Anne's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2017 are valued at $995,214.