Patrice Merrin

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Board Member
Leadership Council Co-Chair

Patrice E. Merrin, Director – Glencore plc, Kew Media Group and Samuel, Son & Co.

Ms. Patrice Merrin has served as a non-executive director of Glencore plc, since June 2014, and is a member of the Environment, Health, Safety and Communities Committee. In March 2017, she joined the Board of Kew Media Group as Lead Independent Director and was appointed to the Board of Samuel, Son & Co. in August 2018.

Ms. Merrin has served on a number of other boards, including Arconic Inc., Stillwater Mining Company, Novadaq Technologies Inc., CML HealthCare Inc., Ornge, Ontario’s air ambulance service, Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, Enssolutions Group Inc. and The NB Power Group. 

Ms. Merrin served as President, CEO and a director of Luscar Ltd. from 2005 to 2006, and as Executive Vice President from 2004 to 2005. From 1999 to 2004, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sherritt. 

Ms. Merrin co-chairs the Perimeter Institute Leadership Council and is the former co-chair of Perimeter’s Emmy Noether Council (2015-2017) which supports women in physics. She was a member of the National Advisory Panel on Sustainable Energy Science & Technology and a member of Canada’s National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy. 

Ms. Merrin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, and completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD.