​Board of Directors

Linda A. Heathcott

Linda A. Southern-Heathcott
President & Chief Executive Officer, Spruce Meadows Ltd.

Ms. Southern-Heathcott is President & Chief Executive Officer of Spruce Meadows Ltd., an internationally recognized equestrian facility in Calgary, Alberta. As a former professional equestrian rider, Ms. Southern-Heathcott was a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team for nine years and competed in the 1996 Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Southern-Heathcott brings significant management and business experience to the Board and was appointed Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Canadian Utilities in March 2017.

Ms. Southern-Heathcott is a founding director, and currently serves as Board Chair, of AKITA Drilling Ltd.  Ms. Southern-Heathcott also serves on the Boards of ATCO Structures & Logistics Ltd. and Sentgraf Enterprises Ltd.

In 2010, Ms. Southern-Heathcott received her ICD.D certification from the Director Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors.