John Clappison

Board Member

Personal Information

69 | 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, and is currently a member of two other public company boards.


  • Finance
  • Risk management
  • Corporate governance
  • Executive compensation


As of March 8, 2016

John Clappison is 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 boards listed below, John serves as a director of the private company, Summitt Energy Holdings GP Inc. and was a director of the public companies Inmet Mining Corporation from 2010 to 2013 and Canadian Real Estate Investment from 2007 to 2011. He is actively involved with the Face the Future Foundation, the Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation, and the Corporation of Roy Thomson Hall and Massey Hall Foundation.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2015

    2015 Attendance
2015 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership In Person Teleconference Overall
99.0% for Board of directors 5 of 5 5 of 5 100%
1.0% withheld Audit and finance (chair) 6 of 6 1 of 1 100%
  Nominating, corporate governance & risk 5 of 5 2 of 2 100%

Other Public Company Boards and Committee Memberships

Rogers Communications Inc. Audit and risk (chair), Pension, Corporate governance
Sun Life Financial Inc. Governance, nominating and investment (chair), Audit

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2015

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares & DSUs Total value of Shares & DSUs Meets share ownership targets
2015 3,000(1) 42,077 45,077 $ 769,466 Yes
2014 4,200  35,699 39,899 $ 760,082  
Change (1,200) 6,378 5,178 $     9,384  

For share ownership compliance, John's shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2015 are valued at $1,094,278

(1) John’s share ownership increased in 2013 as a result of being appointed co-executor of an estate that held Cameco shares as part of its investment portfolio. The portfolio was liquidated in 2015, resulting in a decrease in John’s shares.