Daniel Camus

Board Member

68 | Independent
Westmount, Quebec, Canada
Director since: 2011
Citizenship: Canadian and French

  • Key Skills and Experience

    • Financial acumen
    • International business
    • Investments / mergers and acquisitions
    • Uranium / nuclear
    • Risk oversight
  • Daniel brings CFO, international business and energy sector experience, in particular in nuclear, to Cameco’s board and the two committees he sits on, including as chair of the audit and finance committee. He also chairs the compensation committee of another public company.


As of March 10, 2021

Daniel Camus is a corporate director. He 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 the former CFO of the humanitarian finance organization, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a position he held from 2012 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 chaired 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, located in Geneva, Switzerland and of MedAccess plc, located in London, UK.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2020

    2020 Attendance
2020 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
98.5% votes for Board of directors 7 of 7 5 of 5 100%
1.5% votes withheld Audit and finance 5 of 5 1 of 1 100%
  Human resources and compensation 4 of 4   100%

Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years

ContourGlobal PLC, London (LSE)   2016 to present
SGL Carbon SE, Wiesbaden (Xetra)   2008 to 2018
Valeo SA, Paris (NYX)   2006 to 2018

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2020

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
Multiple of 2020
Annual Retainer
(at market value)
Share Ownership
Guideline Compliant2
2020 –– 87,059 87,059 $ 1,484,356 7.4x Yes
2019 –– 82,167 82,167 $    948,207    
Change –– 4,892 4,892 $    536,149    

1. Based on total holdings multiplied by the closing price of Cameco common shares on the TSX on December 31: $11.54 (2019) and $17.05 (2020).

2   For evaluating compliance with Cameco’s share ownership guidelines, Daniel’s DSUs held at December 31, 2020 are valued at $1,636,725 and represent 8.2x the board member retainer of $200,000.