Providing Strategic Guidance
Board of Directors

Suncor's Board of Directors provides strategic guidance to the company, sets policy direction, and ensures that we are fairly reporting our progress and maintaining high ethical standards.

The board consists of 14 directors. The role of chairman is assumed by an independent director and is separate from the role of chief executive officer. All Board committees are comprised entirely of independent directors.

James Simpson
Director since 2004*
Chair of the Board

Steve Williams
Director since 2011
President and chief executive officer (CEO)
Suncor Energy Inc.

Mel Benson
Director since 2000
Member, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee
Member, Human Resources and Compensation Committee

Dominic D'Alessandro
Director since 2009
Chair, Governance Committee
Member, Audit Committee

Doug Ford
Director since 2004
Member, Governance Committee
Member, Human Resources and Compensation Committee

John Gass
Director since 2014
Chair, Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Member, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee

Paul Haseldonckx
Director since 2002*
Chair, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee
Member, Audit Committee

John Huff
Director since 1998
Member, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee
Member, Human Resources and Compensation Committee

Jacques Lamarre
Director since 2009
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee

Maureen McCaw
Director since 2004*
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee

Mike O'Brien
Director since 2002
Chair, Audit Committee
Member, Governance Committee

Eira Thomas
Director since 2006
Member, Governance Committee
Member, Human Resources and Compensation Committee

Michael Wilson
Director since 2014
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Governance Committee

*Mr. Haseldonckx, Ms. McCaw and Mr. Simpson served on the Petro-Canada Board of Directors as follows: Mr. Haseldonckx, July 24, 2002 to July 31, 2009; Ms. McCaw, April 27, 2004 to July 31, 2009; and Mr. Simpson, July 28, 2004 to July 31, 2009.