The Board of Directors (the “Board”) is responsible for overseeing the management and the business and affairs of AltaGas Canada Inc. and believes that good governance improves performance and benefits all Shareholders. Accordingly, the Board is committed to a high standard of governance. The responsibilities of the Board and each of its committees are set out in written mandates and other key governance documents. For the key governance documents, see Constating Documents and Governance Documents.
AltaGas Canada's Board is currently comprised of seven directors:

 Amit Chakma, PH.D

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Amit Chakma, PH.D
Independent Director (2) (3)

Mr. Chakma is a Professional Engineer. He is a Professor of Chemical Engineering, and the President of the University of Western Ontario. Prior thereto, Mr. Chakma was Vice President (Academic) and Provost, and a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo from 2001 to 2009. Since 1992, he has been a Professor of Engineering, including Environmental, Chemical and Petroleum, at a number of Canadian Universities. Mr. Chakma has been a director of the Canadian Scholarship Trust since 2013 and serves on the audit committee of a non-profit organization. He also served on the Government of Canada’s Science and Technology Innovation Council from 2012 to 2017.

Mr. Chakma holds holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Applied Science, Chemical Engineering, both from the University of British Columbia. He also holds a Diplom-Ingenieur in Chemical Engineering, Gas Engineering Specialization from the Institut Algerien du Petrole, Algeria. Mr. Chakma is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta and the Institute of Corporate Directors.