Russell Girling

Russell Girling , Suncor Energy Board of Directors

Chair, Human Resources and Compensation Committee

Member, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee

Russ Girling was appointed to Suncor’s Board of Directors in May 2021.

Mr. Girling served as President and Chief Executive Officer of TransCanada Pipelines Limited and TC Energy Corporation, a North American energy infrastructure company for 10 years. Mr. Girling joined TC Energy in 1994 and held progressively senior roles during his 26 years with the company, including seven years as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining TC Energy in 1994, he worked at Suncor Energy, Northridge Energy Marketing and Dome Petroleum.

Mr. Girling is chair of the board of Nutrien (formerly Agrium). He has also served on a number of private boards as well as not-for-profit boards such as the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and the United Way of Calgary. Until his retirement, Mr. Girling was a member of the Business Roundtable, Business Council of Canada, and was a founding member of the Business Council of Alberta.

Mr. Girling holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Calgary.