John Clappison

Board Member

Personal Information

71 | Independent 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Director since: 2006

Citizenship: Canadian

John brings extensive financial experience as well as governance, risk management, compensation and other business experience to the Cameco board. He serves on two of our board committees, including as chair of the audit and finance committee. 


  • Finance
  • Risk management
  • Corporate governance
  • Executive compensation


As of April 6, 2018

John Clappison is a corporate director and the former managing partner of the Greater Toronto Area office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he spent 37 years. He is a fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

In addition to his extensive financial experience, John brings to Cameco’s board his experience in governance, risk management and executive compensation. He also brings international business acumen as a senior member of the PwC executive team.

In addition to the public company board listed below, John serves as a director of the private company, Summitt Energy Holdings GP Inc. and was formerly a director of the public company Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust. He chairs the audit and risk committee for Rogers Communications Inc. and is a board member, chair of the audit committee and a member of the risk and conduct review committees of Rogers Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2017

    2017 Attendance
2017 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
96.2% for Board of directors 8 of 8 1 of 1 100%
3.8% withheld Audit and finance (chair) 6 of 6 2 of 2 100%
  Nominating, corporate governance & risk 4 of 4   100%

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

Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX) Audit and risk (chair), Pension, Corporate governance 2006 to present
Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX)   2006 to 2017
Inmet Mining Corporation (TSX)   2010 to 2013

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 3,000 49,342 52,342 $ 607,695 3.0x 5.9x
2016 3,000 43,328 46,328 $ 650,443    
Change –– 6,014 6,014 $ (42,748)    

1.  For share ownership compliance, John's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2017 are valued at $1,185,867.