Arlene Strom, chief legal officer, general counsel and corporate secretary, is responsible for all legal matters across the corporation. Arlene is also the Chair of the Suncor Energy Foundation as well as Chair of Suncor’s Inclusion & Diversity Council.
Since joining Suncor in the corporate legal group in September 2003, Arlene has held a number of leadership positions within the company. Arlene most recently served as the vice president of Sustainability & Communications. In that role, Arlene was responsible for stakeholder and aboriginal relations, community investment, communications and sustainability, including the management of the Suncor Energy Foundation. Prior to joining Suncor she practiced corporate and securities law in Calgary.
Arlene is the Chair of the Suncor Energy Foundation as well as chair of Suncor's Inclusion and Diversity Council. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation and the Alberta Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Awards Foundation, along with being a member of the University of Calgary Management Advisory Council for the Haskayne School of Business.
Arlene has a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Trinity Western University, and a master of arts degree in public policy and an LLB from the University of British Columbia. She is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.