Stuart McKellar, Q.C., ICD.D
Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer & Corporate Secretary, ATB Financial
For the past 23 years, Stuart has held a number of senior-level and executive positions at ATB Financial. In his current role, he serves as General Counsel and leads Corporate Operations which includes; Legal Services, People Places & Spaces, Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Procurement. As Corporate Secretary, he provides governance support to ATB’s Board of Directors. Stuart also serves as a director of ATB's subsidiaries. ATB has won several awards for excellence in governance from the Governance Professionals of Canada, and in 2019, Stuart was recognized as Governance Professional of the year, an award he humbly shares with his team.
Stuart is known for being a creative yet pragmatic leader whose teams are recognized for the results they deliver. He is curious, and highly focused on bringing a mindset of disruptive innovation to his teams. Stuart is passionate about enabling the success of others.
Stuart holds a BA., from the University of Calgary, and a LL.B., from the University of Alberta. He received the ICD.D. designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2010 and was awarded the Queen’s Counsel designation in 2014.