Leadership team

Our Executive Team guides our plans, prioritizes our initiatives and leads by example. Underpinning their strong leadership is a tremendous depth of talent and knowledge that will enable us to execute on our 10-year business plan and continue to increase value for our shareholders.

Brian Ferguson

Brian Ferguson

As President & Chief Executive Officer, Brian is responsible for overall leadership of Cenovus Energy’s strategic and operational performance. He is also a Director of Cenovus Energy. More...

John Brannan

John Brannan

As Executive Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer, John is responsible for all our upstream projects and operations, including governance of our partnerships with ConocoPhillips. John also leads the centralized supply services and health and safety functions. More...

Harbir Chhina

Harbir Chhina

As Executive Vice-President, Oil Sands, Harbir is responsible for all oil sands activities, including our operations at Foster Creek, Christina Lake and Narrows Lake. He also leads the Technology Development team, as well as the New Resource Plays team. More...

Kerry Dyte

Kerry Dyte

As Executive Vice-President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Kerry is responsible for Cenovus's legal, Board, subsidiary, corporate governance, internal audit and Cenovus operations management system assurance matters. More...

Sheila McIntosh

Sheila McIntosh

As Executive Vice-President, Environment & Corporate Affairs, Sheila is responsible for ensuring Cenovus builds strong relationships and communicates effectively with key company stakeholders and for the company's environmental strategy. More...

Robert Pease

Robert Pease

As Executive Vice-President, Markets, Products & Transportation, Robert is responsible for all commercial activities associated with the crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids and other by-products produced by Cenovus and will be tasked with developing short-term and long-term strategies aimed at maximizing value along the integrated value chain. More...

Ivor Ruste

Ivor Ruste

As Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, Ivor oversees a team responsible for the company's financial functions including comptrollers, treasury, tax, financial risk and enterprise risk reporting, acquisitions and divestitures, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance. He is also responsible for Cenovus's reserves governance and portfolio management. More...

Hayward Walls

Hayward Walls

As Executive Vice-President, Strategy & Organization Development, Hayward is responsible for Cenovus's strategic business plan. He is also responsible for the company’s human resources functions including governance, information systems and technology, and administrative services including facility management, travel and security. More...