Leontine van Leeuwen-Atkins

Board Member

58 | Independent
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Director since: 2020
Citizenship: Canadian and Dutch

  • Key Skills and Experience

    • Financial acumen
    • International business
    • Risk governance
    • Sustainability, climate
    • Executive leadership and strategy
  • Leontine brings to the board a strong audit and finance background in the mining and energy sectors as well as governance and merger and acquisition advisory experience. Leontine chairs the audit committee of one other publicly traded company.


As of March 13, 2023

Leontine van Leeuwen-Atkins is a corporate director. Leontine was a board member of KPMG Canada’s National Board of Directors until early 2019, serving on the National Acquisitions and Admissions and Succession committees. She was previously a Partner with KPMG Canada from 2006 to 2019. Prior to that she was a Partner at KPMG Netherlands. She has over 30 years of experience in the global mining, power, utility and oil and gas industries, with a focus on corporate strategy.

Leontine received a bachelor of business administration degree in finance from Acadia University and a master of business administration degree from Dalhousie University. She is a fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Leontine serves as a director and audit committee chair of ARC Resources Ltd. She was formerly audit committee chair at Points International Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. She is a director and audit committee member of the municipal utility, EPCOR Utilities Inc. and served on the board and as audit committee chair of Calgary Economic Development from 2014 to 2020. She serves on the director mentor committee of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2022

    2022 Attendance
2022 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
97.3% votes for Board of directors 7 of 7 7 of 7 100%
Audit and finance 5 of 5   100%
Nominating, corporate governance and risk 4 of 4 1 of 1 100%
Technical 3 of 3   100%

* Leontine joined the audit and finance connittee in May 2021.

Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years

ARC Resources Ltd.* (TSX)   2019 to present
Points International Ltd. (TSX and NASDAQ)   2019 to June 2022

* A merger with Seven Generations Energy Ltd. occurred in 2021 and Leontine continues to serve on the board after the merger.

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 3,252 11,973 15,225 $ 467,256 2.3x Yes, in progress
2021 3,252 8,191 11,443 $ 315,598    
Change -- 3,782 3,782 $ 151,657    

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, Leontine’s shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2022 are valued at $472,960, and represent 2.4x the board member retainer of $200,000. Leontine has until August 1, 2025 to meet the share ownership guideline target.