General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Strategy
Federated Co-operatives Limited
Director since: 2018
Sheldon Stener, Q.C. is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), and oversees the Legal, Compliance and Governance Department. He is also FCL’s Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officer. As General Counsel, Sheldon provides legal and strategic advice to the CEO and the Board of Directors. As Corporate Secretary, a role he has held since 2013, Sheldon is responsible for overseeing and providing guidance and direction with respect to the governance of FCL and its subsidiaries.
Sheldon graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies in 1987 and obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan in 1990. He was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1991. He was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2019. Sheldon has served on a number of boards and is currently the Chair of the Board of Co-operatives First. He is a former member of the National Executive of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association and is a member of the Governance Professionals of Canada. He served for three years as a shortlisting judge for the Governance Professionals of Canada’s Excellence in Governance Awards.