Leadership Team

Our Leadership 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 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 our 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, Narrows Lake and our new resource plays. More...

Kerry Dyte

Kerry Dyte

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

Jacqui McGillivray

Jacqui McGillivray

As Executive Vice-President, Safety & Organization Effectiveness, Jacqui is responsible for ensuring the people and processes across Cenovus are developed and managed in a way that supports our business strategy and reinforces our culture. More...

Sheila McIntosh

Sheila McIntosh

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

Robert Pease

Robert Pease

As Executive Vice-President, Corporate Strategy & President, Downstream, Robert is responsible for Cenovus's strategic business plan, including portfolio management. More...

Ivor Ruste

Ivor Ruste

As Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, Ivor oversees a team responsible for the company's financial, risk and compliance functions including accounting and financial reporting, financial performance and analysis, treasury, tax, financial, market and enterprise risk, and acquisitions and divestitures. More...

Drew Zieglgansberger

Drew Zieglgansberger

As Executive Vice-President, Operations Shared Services, Drew is responsible for the oversight and management of all the support required to ensure our operations run in an efficient and cost-effective manner – from training to technical services to the quality control of our construction projects. More...

Hayward Walls stepped down from the Leadership Team on July 1, and has taken on the role of Executive Transition Advisor. He will be retiring from Cenovus in March 2016.