Independent Non-Executive Director
BSc (Mechanical Engineering), MBA (University of Alberta)
Ms Sterling was appointed a non-executive director on 29 November 2017. Ms Sterling served as Vice President at Shell Canada Ltd and has over 25 years of experience in engineering, large project start-up and operations, governance, joint venture negotiations and relationships, risk management, business development and strategic planning. Ms Sterling served as General Manager for non-technical risk integration, community and indigenous relations for Shell in Canada, USA and Latin America where she was responsible for integrating risk management into new projects. She also served as the Vice President of Business and Joint Ventures for Shell's Heavy Oil business, where she was responsible for the joint venture governance, commercial negotiations and relationships for two significant joint ventures: the Athabasca Oil Sands Project among Shell, Chevron and Marathon; and the AERA joint venture in California between Shell and Exxon. Ms Sterling is currently a director at Cardinal Energy, a member of the Audit Committee, Reserves Committee and CSR Committee and a director and member of the Audit Committee for the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission. Ms Sterling is also a director of Calgary’s Kerby Centre. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) degree and MBA from the University of Alberta and ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.