Corporate Director; Lawyer, Compliance & Governance


Patricia McLeod is an experienced corporate board director, senior legal executive, and privacy and compliance officer. Patricia was recognized by WXN as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women for 2018 in the Accenture Corporate Director category. Patricia has held vice president and general counsel legal leadership and management roles in energy utilities and deregulated retail electricity, property development, mortgage brokerage, insurance, and financial services companies.


In addition to business and law degrees from the University of Alberta, Patricia also has an MBA from Queen’s University and became a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional in 2011 and a certified corporate director in the Institute of Corporate Directors program in 2012. She was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in Alberta in January 2014.


She is currently the Chair of the board of directors of Calgary Co-op and is also a board member of Alberta Innovates, First Air, Air Inuit, and the Beverage Container Management Board. She is also passionate about serving in the community and is currently the Chair of the Board of the Calgary Film Centre and past Chair of the Boards of the YWCA of Calgary and cSPACE Projects and past Vice Chair of the Board of Calgary Economic Development.