Leontine van Leeuwen-Atkins

Board Member

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

  • Key Skills and Experience

    • Risk governance
    • ESG/Sustainability
    • Business growth and transformation
    • Financial leadership, accounting and audit
    • Digital, technology and cyber security
  • 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 11, 2024

Leontine van Leeuwen-Atkins is a corporate director. 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 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 and prior to that she was a Partner at KPMG Netherlands.

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

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. She previously served on the board and as audit committee chair of Calgary Economic Development from 2014 to 2020 and on the executive committee of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2023

    2023 Attendance
2023 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership  

Number of Meetings


56,537,453 votes (99.01%) for

566,560 votes (0.99%) against

Board of directors   8 of 8 100%
Audit and finance   5 of 5 100%
Nominating, corporate governance and risk   4 of 4 100%
Technical   3 of 3 100%

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

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

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2023

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
Multiple of 2023
Annual Retainer
(at market value)
Compliance with
Share Ownership
2023 3,252 14,662 17,914 $ 1,023,412 5.1x Yes
2022 3,252 11,973 15,225 $ 467,256    
Change -- 2,689 2,689 $ 556,156    

1. Based on total holdings calculated using $57.13 for 2023 and $30.69 for 2022, 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, 2023 are valued at $1,025,396, and represent 5.1x the board member retainer of $200,000.