Chief Sustainability Officer & Senior Vice-President, Stakeholder Engagement
As Chief Sustainability Officer & Senior 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 internal and external stakeholders. This includes working with Indigenous community members, government officials and community partners.
Rhona has been with Cenovus and its predecessor company since 2008 and previously held roles as Vice-President, Sustainability & Engagement, Principal of Strategy and Director, External Communications & Media Relations. Before joining Cenovus, Rhona spent several years as a journalist and senior leader in television newsrooms across the country including CBC and Global.
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.