Arlene Strom is the Vice President Sustainability & Communications at Suncor Energy, a position she has held since March, 2013. She is responsible for Stakeholder and Aboriginal relations, reputation and brand, communications and issues management. She is also responsible for Suncor’s sustainability and outreach strategy, climate change strategy, environmental excellence support and for the management of the Suncor Energy Foundation. From August 2009 to March 2013, she was Vice President Communications & Stakeholder Relations and for six years prior to that she held various leadership positions within Suncor’s legal department.
Prior to joining Suncor Arlene worked for six years at Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP as a securities lawyer. She also taught securities law as a sessional at the University of Calgary law faculty for 3 years. During the first part of her career, Arlene held various positions in sales and marketing in the consumer packaged goods industry, working in cities from Vancouver to Halifax.
Arlene holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Trinity Western University and a Master of Arts in Political Science, as well as an LLB from the University of British Columbia.