Kathryn Jackson

Board member

Age 65   |   Independent
Indialantic, Florida, USA
Director since:  2017
Citizenship: American

  • 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 Attendance
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.

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2022

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
Multiple of 2022
Annual Retainer
(at market value)
Share Ownership
Guideline Compliant2
2022 –– 42,245 42,245 $ 1,296,513 6.5x Yes
2021 –– 42,083 42,083 $ 1,160,649    
Change –– 162 162 $    135,864    

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.