Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer & Corporate Secretary
Stuart McKellar, Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer & Corporate Secretary
Stuart McKellar guides ATB Financial by understanding, translating and predicting impacts in the external sustainability environment.
He leads the Greater Good strategy, which focuses on three pillars to help build a stronger province: access to education, information and communication, and mental health support. Stuart is also responsible for procurement practices and activities and directs the legal affairs of ATB and its subsidiaries.
He works closely with ATB’s Board of Directors, providing guidance as it relates to the performance of ATB’s business. He is a board member of ATB’s Wealth subsidiaries and ATB’s Capital Markets subsidiary.
Stuart is known for his intense curiosity and passion for developing others. He credits his work ethic and integrity to his father and his Alberta roots.
He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta. His ICD.D designation is from the Institute of Corporate Directors and he is qualified by the Canadian Securities Institute to act as a Partner, Director and Officer. In 2014 Stuart was appointed Queen’s Counsel in the Province of Alberta, and in 2019 he was recognized as the Governance Professional of the Year by the Governance Professionals of Canada.