Mrs. Burtt has been in the Canadian energy industry for more than three decades, most recently as President, Burtt Energy Ltd.

She has held several senior leadership roles within the industry, including Vice-President of Taxation & Royalty at Suncor Energy Inc. for 15 years. She was involved in establishing and advising the Suncor Energy Foundation on governance and taxation issues. She also served on the Executive Government Relations Team for Suncor dealing with stakeholder, government and regulatory affairs, including the Clean Air and Renewable Energy Coalition and the National Oil Sands Task Force.

Mrs. Burtt is has served on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Calgary, was Chair of the Finance and Audit committee and a member of the Board Governance. She has been on the Board of the Alberta Rehabilitation for the Brain Injured, many significant industry and professional associations, and was the head of the Tax Executives Institute for Canada.