An Evening of Accolades 2024 | Celebrating Alumni Excellence

Celebrating Jane Peverett: 2024 Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient


Date & Time

June 17, 2024
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Park Hyatt
4 Avenue Rd., Toronto
M5R 2E8


$225 + HST per guest. Corporate tables available.


Andrew Pieon


Please join us for an extraordinary evening in recognition of outstanding leadership. The annual Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award honours a graduate of the DeGroote School of Business whose personal accomplishments, reputation and character have served to enhance the reputation of McMaster University.

This year we are pleased to present the Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni Award to our 2024 award recipient:

  • Jane Peverett, BCom ’80, Corporate Director, CPKC, Capital Power, CSA, NWN and Suncor


Jane Peverett

Jane Peverett – 2024 Recipient

About Jane Peverett

A professional corporate director since 2009, Jane Peverett has served on numerous corporate boards in the energy, financial services, transportation, utility and media industries in Canada and the U.S. She has chaired two boards, four Audit Committees and two Governance committees. Ms. Peverett currently serves on the boards of Canadian Pacific Kansas City Limited, Northwest Natural Gas, Suncor Energy and Capital Power Corporation. She also serves as Chair of the Canadian Standards Association. Previous corporate boards include Encana, CIBC, Postmedia, HydroOne, BC Ferries and AEGIS Insurance. Jane has also served on the boards of numerous association and not-for-profit boards, including The Stratford Festival, The Canadian Gas Association, Junior Achievement and the United Way.

Ms. Peverett has over 25 years of experience in the energy sector, primarily in the utility space. In 2009, she retired as President and Chief Executive Officer of the British Columbia Transmission Corporation (BCTC), prior to that having served as BCTC’s Chief Financial Officer. Before joining BCTC, Ms. Peverett held progressively more senior finance and regulatory affairs roles at Westcoast Energy Inc., until her appointment in 2001 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Gas Limited.

Ms. Peverett holds a bachelor of commerce from McMaster University, a master of business administration from Queen’s University and is a Certified Management Accountant. She is a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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