Age 65 | Independent
Indialantic, Florida, USA
Director since: 2017
Key Skills and Experience
- Nuclear industry
- Geopolitical, government and regulatory
- Operational excellence and safety
- Digital, technology and cyber security
- Sustainability, climate
Kate brings extensive senior management and board experience in highly technical industries, including nuclear power generation, to Cameco’s board and the four committees she sits on, including as chair of the technical committee. She has worked on both the utility and supplier side of the industry.
As of March 13, 2023
Kate Jackson is a corporate director. She is the former senior vice-president and chief technology officer of RTI International Metals Inc. and previously served as senior vice-president and chief technology officer for Westinghouse Electric Company, which included responsibility for sustainability and environment, health and safety. She has held various senior positions at the Tennessee Valley Authority and Alcoa Corporation.
Kate 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.
Kate chaired the ISO New England Inc. board from 2008 to 2014. ISO New England Inc. is an independent non-profit regional transmission organization serving a number of Eastern US states. Kate is a member of Carnegie Mellon University School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council and the advisory board of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Centre. She is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Engineering School Board of Visitors and serves as a member of the compensation committees of both Portland General Electric company and EQT Corporation.
Board and Committee Membership and Attendance
As of December 31, 2022
|2022 Voting Results||Board and Committee Membership||Regular||Special||Overall|
|98.5% votes for||Board of directors||7 of 7||6 of 7||93%|
|Human resources and compensation||4 of 4||100%|
|Nominating, corporate governance and risk||4 of 4||1 of 1||100%|
|Safety, health and environment||3 of 3||1 of 1||100%|
|Technical (chair)||3 of 3||100%|
Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years
|EQT Corporation (NYSE)||2019 to present|
|Portland General Electric Company (NYSE)||2014 to present|
|Archaea Energy Inc.* (NYSE)||September 2021 to December 2022|
|Rice Acquisition Corporation (NYSE)||2020 to 2021|
|Hydro One Limited (TSX)||2015 to 2018|
* Kate was a director of Rice Acquisition Corporation during 2020 and 2021, and served until 2022 as a director of the newly-formed company following a business combination with Archaea Energy LLC and Aria Energy LLC in 2021.
As of December 31, 2022
|Year||Cameco Shares||DSUs||Total Shares
|Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
|Multiple of 2022
(at market value)
1 Based on total holdings calculated using $30.69 for 2022 and $27.58 for 2021, the closing prices of Cameco shares on the last trading day of the year on the TSX.
2 For evaluating compliance with Cameco’s share ownership guidelines, Kate’s DSUs held at December 31, 2022 are valued at $1,296,586, and represent 6.5x the board member retainer of $200,000.