Arlene Strom is chief legal officer and general counsel of Suncor Energy Inc. In this role, Arlene is responsible for all legal matters across the company and works closely with Suncor’s Board of Directors on matters of corporate governance.
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 a member of the board of directors of the Suncor Energy Foundation, the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation and the Alberta Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Awards Foundation. She is also 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.