Deborah Stein, FCPAIndependent Member
Chair of the Audit Committee
Deborah Stein is a corporate director with extensive experience in corporate governance, leadership, and finance. She brings to her role over 30 years of experience in the areas of finance, accounting, capital markets, investor relations, and financial management. Ms. Stein is a member of the Board of Directors of Parkland Fuel Corporation, Trican Well Services Ltd., NuVista Energy Ltd. and CEDA International. She was also a Trustee of the Calgary Zoological Society and is Past Chair of the Board of Financial Executives International, Canada.
Prior to focusing on corporate governance, Ms. Stein had an extensive management career. Most recently she was Executive Vice President of AltaGas Ltd. from November 2015 to her retirement in March 2016, prior to which she was the company’s Chief Financial Officer from January 2008 to November 2015. She served as Vice President Corporate Risk of AltaGas Income Trust from January to October 2005 and as Vice President and Controller from October 2005 to January 2007. Concurrently she was also Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of AltaGas Utility Group Inc. Prior to joining AltaGas she spent five years in various positions with TransCanada Corporation.
In her early career, Ms. Stein was Director of Finance at Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada and was Controller of Paramount’s Canada’s Wonderland. Ms. Stein is an FCPA, an FCA, holds a designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, and has a B.A. (Honours) in Economics from York University.