Anne Marie Toutant is a mining executive with more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian extractive industries with extensive operations and technical experience. She is recently retired from Suncor Energy, where she has held executive roles since 2004 and her work focused on leading priorities such as:
· accelerating Suncor’s autonomous haulage system and the digital transformation of mining
· the safe commissioning, world-class start-up and operations of the $17B Fort Hills project
· the final reclamation of the Wapisiw Lookout (the first reclaimed oil sands tailings pond)
· the consolidation of mining activities at the Millennium Mine, one of the world’s largest open-pit mines
Her work helped secure the John T. Ryan Western Regional Award for Select Mines for 2011 safety performance at the Millennium Mine. Before 2004, Toutant held numerous operations and engineering roles in metallurgical and thermal coal mines in western Canada for Cardinal River Coals Ltd. and Luscar Ltd., becoming one of Canada’s early female mine managers in 1998.
She is passionate about workplace safety, social responsibility and mentoring future leaders. She has served as a Board Member of the Suncor Energy Foundation for seven years. Toutant is a graduate of the University of Alberta Mining School (1987) where she has been a member of the Mining School Advisory Committee (MIAC) and a visiting industry lecturer in Mining Engineering and the School of Business.
Toutant is the Past Chair of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and a Director from 2007-2019. She has been a Mining for Society (M4S) volunteer and was awarded the CIM Past Presidents’ Memorial Medal and the CIM Fellowship Award.