Patrick D. Daniel

Patrick D. Daniel

Mr. Daniel is the Chair of our Board. Mr. Daniel is a director of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce; a director of Capital Power Corporation, a publicly traded North American power producer; and Chair of the North American Review Board of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of a publicly traded industrial gases service company.

Mr. Daniel served as a director of Enbridge Inc. (“Enbridge”), a publicly traded energy delivery company, from April 2000 to October 2012. During his tenure with Enbridge, he also served as President & Chief Executive Officer from January 2001 to February 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer from February 2012 to October 2012.

Mr. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science degree from the University of British Columbia. In 2010, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University of Alberta. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and chairs the Daniel Family Foundation.

Mr. Daniel has been a member of the Cenovus Board since its inception in November 2009.

Committee memberships *

  • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee (Chair)
  • Audit Committee
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee
  • Reserves Committee
  • Safety, Environment and Responsibility Committee

* As Board Chair, Mr. Daniel is an ex officio non-voting member of each the Audit, the Human Resources and Compensation, the Reserves and the Safety, Environment and Responsibility Committees, by standing invitation, and may vote when necessary to achieve quorum.