Doreen Cole

Executive Vice-President, Downstream

As Executive Vice-President, Downstream, Doreen manages the company’s downstream operations, overseeing Cenovus’s U.S. refineries and refining joint ventures, its Canadian upgrading and refining complex and the company’s asphalt terminals, ethanol plants and Bruderheim rail terminal.

Doreen has been involved in the oil and gas industry for more than 28 years, with extensive experience in oil sands, upgrading and refining. Doreen joined Cenovus in 2021 as Senior Vice- President, Downstream Manufacturing. Prior to Cenovus, Doreen spent four years on a secondment from Suncor Energy at Syncrude Canada Ltd. as Managing Director and top executive officer. She also served as Suncor’s Senior Vice-President, Regional Maintenance and Reliability. Doreen has held senior leadership roles with EPCOR’s power and electricity divisions and worked with Shell Canada in the downstream oil business in various roles, including safety and environment, business development and refinery operations.

Doreen holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Toronto and has completed additional business and executive leadership education programs from the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, PA. and Harvard University in Boston, MA. She also has an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Doreen has held board of director positions with the Fort McMurray Economic Development Corporation and the Keyano College Board of Governors.