Mayo Schmidt

Mayo Schmidt

Chair

Mr. Schmidt is Chair of Nutrien. He is also a Corporate Director and former director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro One Limited, an electricity transmission and distribution company. Previously he served as director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viterra Inc., a global agri-business company. He serves as a member of Washburn University’s Board of Trustees and the Lincoln Society, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Private and Public, Scientific, Academic and Consumer Food Policy Group and as a mentor for the Catalyst Women on Board mentorship initiative. Mr. Schmidt holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and an Honorary Doctorate of Commerce from Washburn University.

Christopher Burley

Christopher Burley

Director

Mr. Burley is a Corporate Director and the former Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Energy for Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., an investment banking firm. He serves as the Chairman of WestJet Airlines, an Onex Corporation portfolio company and also serves on the ICD Climate Strategy Advisory Board. Mr. Burley is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Directors Education Program. He holds a Bachelor of Science with a Certificate of Honours Standing (Geophysics) and a Master of Business Administration from Western University.

Maura Clark

Maura Clark

Director

Ms. Clark is a Corporate Director and the former President of Direct Energy Business, the commercial and industry energy business unit of Direct Energy L.P., a North American energy and energy-related services provider. Previously she was Executive Vice President of North American Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions for Direct Energy. She is a director of Fortis Inc., Garrett Motion Inc., Newmont Corporation, and is a board member of Sanctuary for Families. Ms. Clark is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Queen’s University.

Russell Girling

Russell Girling

Director

Mr. Girling is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of TransCanada Pipelines Limited and TC Energy Corporation, a North American energy infrastructure company. He is a member of the U.S. National Petroleum Council, the U.S. Business Roundtable and serves as a director of the American Petroleum Institute, the Business Council of Canada, and the Business Council of Alberta. Mr. Girling is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Directors Education Program and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Calgary.

Miranda Hubbs

Miranda Hubbs

Director

Ms. Hubbs is a Corporate Director and the former Executive Vice President and Managing Director of McLean Budden Ltd., one of Canada’s largest institutional asset managers. She serves as a director of Imperial Oil Limited, PSP Investments and the Canadian Red Cross. She is a member of the ICD Climate Strategy Advisory Board and the Global Risk Institute Sustainable Finance Advisory Committee. Ms. Hubbs is a CFA charter holder, a SASB FSA credential holder, an NACD Governance Fellow and has earned the CERT certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Biology) from Western University and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Alice Laberge

Alice Laberge

Director

Ms. Laberge is a Corporate Director and the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Fincentric Corporation, a global provider of software solutions to financial institutions. Previously she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. She serves as a director of the Canadian Public Accountability Board, Russel Metals Inc., Mercer International Inc., and the British Columbia Cancer Foundation and has served as a director of the Royal Bank of Canada. Ms. Laberge is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and holds a Bachelor of Science (Speech Pathology & Audiology) from the University of Alberta and a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia.

Consuelo Madere

Consuelo Madere

Director

Ms. Madere is the President and Founder of Proven Leader Advisory, LLC, a management consulting and executive coaching firm. Previously she was Vice President, Global Vegetables and Asia Commercial of Monsanto Company, a global provider of agricultural products. Ms. Madere serves as a director of Lindsay Corporation, and S&W Seed Company. She is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the Louisiana State University Ogden Honors College. Ms. Madere is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow, and holds a CERT certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from Louisiana State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.

Chuck Magro

Chuck Magro

President and Chief Executive Officer

Chuck Magro is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nutrien. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Agrium, which he joined in 2009. 

Other key leadership roles Chuck held at Agrium include Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President; Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development; and Vice President, Manufacturing. He joined Agrium following a productive career with NOVA Chemicals.

Chuck plays an active role on the boards of the Business Council of Canada, Business Council of Alberta and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. He is also vice chairman of the International Fertilizer Association and past chair and current board member of The Fertilizer Institute.

He also served as chair of Canpotex Limited, and was on the boards of International Plant Nutrition Institute and the Nutrients for Life Foundation.

Chuck holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Windsor.

Keith Martell

Keith Martell

Director

Mr. Martell is the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Nations Bank of Canada, a Canadian chartered bank providing financial services with a focus on the Indigenous marketplace. He serves as a director of River Cree Enterprises Ltd., as a trustee of the National Indian Brotherhood Trust and a governor of the University of Saskatchewan. He previously served as a director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Public Sector Pension Investment Board of Canada and The North West Company Inc. Mr. Martell is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan.

Aaron Regent

Aaron Regent

Director

Mr. Regent is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magris Resources Inc., a leading North American based industrial minerals company. Previously he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation, Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management, Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Brookfield Infrastructure Group and President and Chief Executive Officer of Falconbridge Limited. Mr. Regent is the Board Chair of The Bank of Nova Scotia and serves on the Board of Plan International Canada, and the C.D. Howe Institute. He is the Governor of the Trails Youth Initiatives and the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Mining4Life. Mr. Regent is a designated fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (Ontario) and holds a Bachelor of Arts (History) from Western University.

Nelson Luiz Costa Silva

Nelson Luiz Costa Silva

Director

Mr. Silva is a non-executive director of Compass Group PLC, Altera Infrastructure L.P. and has served as an executive director of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. He is also an advisor to Appian Capital Advisory LLP and HSB Soloman Associates LLC. Mr. Silva was the former Chief Executive Officer of BG Group in South America, former President of the Aluminium business unit at BHP Billiton, former Sales and Marketing Director at Value, former Managing Director of Embraer Europe, former Chief Executive Officer of All Logistica, and former non-executive director of Cosan Limited.