Daniel Camus

Board Member

Personal Information

65 | Independent 

Westmount, Quebec, Canada

Director since: 2011

Citizenship: Canadian and French

Daniel brings CFO, international business and energy sector experience, in particular in nuclear, to the Cameco board and the three committees he sits on. He also chairs the audit committee of one other public company.


  • Nuclear industry
  • Finance
  • Electricity industry
  • Executive compensation
  • International
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Risk management


As of April 6, 2018

Daniel Camus is the former group CFO and head of strategy and international activities of Electricité de France SA (EDF). Based in France, EDF is an integrated energy operator active in the generation (including nuclear generation), distribution, transmission, supply and trading of electrical energy with international subsidiaries. He is also the former CFO of the humanitarian finance organization, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a position he held from 2013 to 2017.

Daniel holds a PhD in Economics from Sorbonne University, and an MBA in finance and economics from the Institute d’Études Politiques de Paris. Over the past 25 years, he has held various senior roles with the Aventis and Hoechst AG Groups in Germany, the US, Canada and France. He has been chair of several audit committees and brings experience in human resources and executive compensation through his senior executive roles at international companies where he worked on business integrations in Germany, the US, Canada and France. He is the audit committee chair and board member of the non-governmental organization, FIND Diagnostics.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2017

    2017 Attendance
2017 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
88.1% for Board of directors 8 of 8 1 of 1 100%
11.9% withheld Audit and finance 6 of 6 2 of 2 100%
  Human resources and compensation 5 of 5   100%
  Nominating, corporate governance and risk 4 of 4   100%

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

Valeo SA, Paris (NYX) Audit and risks (chair) 2006 to May 2018
SGL Carbon AG, Wiesbaden (Xetra) Governance and ethics (chair), Nomination,
Strategy/technology (chair)
2008 to present
Contour Global Plc, London (LSE) Compensation (chair), Audit 2016 to present
Vivendi SA, Paris (NYX)   2010 to 2015
Morphosys AG, Munich (TecDAX)   2003 to 2015

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 –– 72,227 72,227 $ 838,559 4.2x 6.5x
2016 –– 61,214 61,214 $ 859,443    
Change –– 11,013 11,013 $ (20,884)    

1.  For share ownership compliance, Daniel's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2017 are valued at $1,294,003.