February 26, 2013
Kim Sturgess is CEO and founder of Alberta WaterSMART, a not-for-profit organization committed to developing and improving the management of Alberta’s water resources.
Ms. Sturgess is also President of Guigne Advanced Materials Ltd., a company that she co-founded in 2002, which develops wear-resistant industrial products. She is a registered Professional Engineer and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
Ms. Sturgess has 30 years of experience serving on the boards of directors of a number of corporate and not-for-profit organizations all across Canada. She currently serves on the board of CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. in Edmonton, the Calgary Airport Authority in Calgary, Guigne Advanced Materials Ltd. in St. John’s, the Pressure Pipe Inspection Company in Toronto, and Alberta WaterSMART in Calgary. She also serves on the board of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Ms. Sturgess is Chair of the Calgary Chapter of the International Women’s Forum.
Ms. Sturgess graduated from Queens University with a B.Sc. in Engineering Physics, from the University of Western Ontario with an MBA with Distinction, and from ICD Corporate Governance College Directors Education Program.