Leontine Atkins

Board Member

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

  • Key Skills and Experience

    • Financial acumen
    • Board/corporate governance
    • Human resources and executive compensation
    • Risk oversight
    • International energy markets
  • Leontine brings a strong audit and finance background to our board as well as corporate governance and merger and acquisition advisory experience. Leontine chairs the audit committees of one other publicly-traded company.


As of March 11, 2022

Leontine 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 until she moved to Canada in 2006. 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 member of both Points International Ltd. and ARC Resources Ltd. She is chair of the Points International Ltd. audit committee, and was audit committee chair of Seven Generations Energy Ltd. prior to its merger with ARC Resources 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 executive committee of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2021

    2021 Attendance
2021 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
99.7% votes for Board of directors 7 of 7 1 of 1 100%
Audit and finance* 3 of 3   100%
Nominating, corporate governance and risk 4 of 4   100%
Reserves oversight 2 of 2   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.com Inc.** (TSX and NASDAQ)   2019 to present

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

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2021

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
Multiple of 2021
Annual Retainer
(at market value)
Share Ownership
Guideline Compliant2
2021 3,252 8,191 11,443 $ 315,598 1.6x Yes
2020 3,252 3,330 6,582 $ 112,223    
Change -- 4,861 4,861 $ 203,375    

1  Based on total holdings multiplied by the closing price of Cameco common shares on the TSX on December 31: $17.05 (2020) and $27.58 (2021).
2  For evaluating compliance with Cameco’s share ownership guidelines, Leontine’s shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2021 are valued at $316,806, and represent 1.6x the board member retainer of $200,000. Leontine has until August 1, 2025 to meet the share ownership guideline target.