Shelley Powell

Shelly Powell, Senior Vice President, E&P and In Situ, Suncor Energy

Senior Vice President - Operational Improvement & Support Services

Shelley Powell is Senior Vice President - Operational Improvement & Support Services, responsible for corporate environmental, health & safety, operational risk management, technical & operations support, major capital projects and non oil sands upstream.

Shelley began her Suncor career at the Sarnia Refinery in 1995 as a Process Operator. Since then she has held progressively larger and more complex roles in operations, maintenance, reliability, and process engineering.

Shelley’s previous senior leadership roles include Senior Vice President – In Situ and Exploration & Production, Senior Vice President, Base Plant, Vice President, Extraction; Vice President, Operational Excellence and Technical Services and Vice President, Commerce City Refinery where she oversaw all of Suncor’s U.S. activities.

Shelley has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Ottawa and two master’s degrees, one in business administration and a master of science degree in finance, both from the University of Michigan.