Leontine Atkins

Board Member

56 | 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 two other publicly traded companies.


As of March 10, 2021

Leontine Atkins is a corporate director and joined Cameco’s board on August 1, 2020. 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 holds CPA and CA designations as well as the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Leontine serves as a director and audit committee chair of Points International Ltd. She serves as a director and audit committee member of ARC Resources Ltd., and was audit committee chair of Seven Generations Energy Ltd. from 2020 until April 6, 2021, when it merged with ARC Resources Ltd. She is a director of the municipal utility, EPCOR Utilities Inc. She served on the board and as audit committee chair of Calgary Economic Development from 2014 to 2020 and is a member of the executive committee of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Board and Committee Membership and Attendance

As of December 31, 2020

    2020 Attendance
2020 Voting Results Board and Committee Membership Regular Special Overall
Leontine's appointment
to the board followed
the 2020 AGM
Board of directors 2 of 2 1 of 1 100%
Nominating, corporate governance and risk* 1 of 1   100%
Reserves oversight* 1 of 1   100%

* Leontine joined the nominating, corporate governance and risk and reserves oversight committees when she joined the board in August 2020.

Other Public Company Boards in the Past Five Years

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

* Leontine was a director of Seven Generations Energy Ltd., a predecessor company to ARC Resources Ltd., from 2019 to 2021, and continues to serve as a director of that company following the merger effective April 6, 2021.

Securities Held

As of December 31, 2020

Year Cameco Shares DSUs Total Shares
 and DSUs
Market Value of
Shares and DSUs1
Multiple of 2020
Annual Retainer
(at market value)
Share Ownership
Guideline Compliant2
2020 3,252 3,330 6,582 $ 112,223 0.6x Yes

1  Based on total holdings multiplied by the closing price of Cameco common shares of $17.05 on the TSX as of December 31, 2020.

2  For evaluating compliance with Cameco’s share ownership guidelines, Leontine’s shares and DSUs held at December 31, 2020 are valued at $112,221 and represent 0.6x the board member retainer of $200,000. Leontine has been on the board for less than one year and has until August 1, 2025 to meet the share ownership guideline target.