Mary-Ann Bell, Eng, MSc, CCD
Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Investment Committee, IGOPP
Ms. Bell is a corporate director. She has pursued her career in telecommunications for more than 30 years being at Bell Canada, from 1982 to 2006, and at Bell Aliant Regional Communications, from 2006 to 2014, including as Senior Vice President, Québec and Ontario from 2009 to 2014. As part of the executive team, she has led various operational functions including engineering, field services and customer services.
She is a director of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust, Valener Inc. (a corporation which serves as the investment vehicle in Gaz Métro) and NAV Canada (a corporation which owns and operates Canada’s civil air navigation service), all of which are reporting issuers. She is a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees at Cominar, a member of the Audit and Pension Fund Committees at Valener Inc. and a member of the Human Resources, Safety and Royalties Committees at NAV Canada.
Ms. Bell also serves as Chair of the Board of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (the research-oriented branch of the Université du Québec).