Ivor Ruste

Ivor Ruste

Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer

As Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, Ivor oversees a team accountable 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. He is also accountable for the company’s supply chain management and procurement activities as well as oversight of the company’s security, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), business conduct and ethics, enterprise assurance which includes internal audit and COMS assurance and other corporate policy compliance.

Ivor joined Cenovus Energy's predecessor company in 2006 and was appointed Executive Vice-President, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Risk Officer in January 2008.

Ivor graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with distinction, from the University of Alberta and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA). From 1998 to 2006, he was the Managing Partner of the Edmonton office of KPMG LLP and was also the Alberta Regional Managing Partner and Vice-Chair of the KPMG Canada Board of Directors.

Ivor is a member of the Canadian and Alberta Chartered Professional Accountants and a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chair for Stantec Inc. He also recently served as a member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Board of Governors and as a member of the Audit Committee for the Province of Alberta. He has served on the Boards of, or in leadership positions with, organizations including the University of Alberta, United Way and the Young Presidents' Organization as well as other professional organizations and committees throughout his career.