Kathryn J. Jackson

Board member

Personal Information

Age 58   |   Independent

Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Director since:  January 1, 2017

Citizenship: United States

Kathryn has been appointed to Cameco’s board effective January 1, 2017. She brings extensive senior management, board and technical experience on both the utility and supplier side of the nuclear industry in the United States to Cameco’s board of directors.


  • Senior management experience
  • International
  • Technical


Kathryn J. Jackson is a corporate director and a former senior vice-president and chief technology officer of RTI International Metals Inc. She has extensive senior management and board experience in highly technical industries including nuclear power generation. As senior vice-president and chief technology officer of RTI International Metals Inc. – a global supplier of titanium and specialty metal products that was recently acquired by Alcoa Corporation – Jackson had oversight of metallurgical technology, product and manufacturing activities.

Prior to joining RTI, Jackson was senior vice-president and chief technology officer at Westinghouse Electric Company where she was responsible for R&D as well as environmental sustainability initiatives. Her resume also includes senior positions at the Tennessee Valley Authority and Alcoa.

Jackson serves on the board of directors of HydroOne Limited, one of North America's largest electricity delivery companies based in Ontario, and Portland General Electric. She is an advisor to Carnegie Mellon University’s engineering school, and is a member of the advisory board of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Jackson received a doctorate and a master’s degree in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. She also holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering management from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Grove City College.