Chief Financial Officer
Kris Smith is Chief Financial Officer, responsible for all financial functions, internal audit, investor relations, information technology and supply chain. Kris is also the company’s executive lead on the Pathways Alliance.
Since joining Suncor in 2000, Kris has held a variety of operational and corporate roles, including the role of Interim President and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to being appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Kris has held several senior leadership roles in the organization. Most recently, Executive Vice President of Downstream, responsible for all of the company’s refining and marketing assets in Canada and the United States, as well as Suncor’s supply and trading and renewable energy businesses. Before this role, Kris was Senior Vice President of Supply, Trading and Corporate Development, accountable for the company’s supply and marketing activities, as well as corporate strategic planning. Kris was also based in Fort McMurray at Suncor’s oil sands Base Plant as part of the oil sands leadership team, managing production planning and logistics, and Suncor’s power generation, transmission assets and utility operations. Prior to that Kris was part of Suncor’s U.S. downstream leadership team leading strategic planning, business development and corporate services for Suncor’s U.S. refining and marketing business.
Kris graduated from the University of Alberta in 1992 and received his bachelor of laws from Dalhousie University in 1995. Kris has also completed the advanced management program at Harvard Business School.