Rhona DelFrari

Chief Sustainability Officer & Executive Vice-President, Stakeholder Engagement

*Rhona is currently on sabbatical until May 1, 2025. Jeff Lawson has assumed the role of Acting Chief Sustainability Officer during this time.*

As Chief Sustainability Officer & Executive Vice-President, Stakeholder Engagement, Rhona works to ensure environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are embedded in the company’s strategy and business plans. Rhona is also responsible for leading the company’s communications efforts and building strong relationships with stakeholders. This includes working with Indigenous community members, government officials and community partners.

In her personal time, Rhona has always been committed to giving back to her community, with a focus on supporting newcomers to Canada and empowering women.

Rhona has been with Cenovus and its predecessor company since 2008 and previously worked as a journalist and senior leader in television newsrooms across Canada. She has a combined honours degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Carleton University and an MBA specializing in global energy from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business.