Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership

Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership
Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership

Peter Richardson

Queen's Smith School of Business

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Peter Richardson has been a faculty member of the Smith School of Business for 37 years.  He teaches both introductory and advanced strategy courses in the Smith School of Business on the Executive MBA programs and on a number of the School’s one and three week Continuing Education programs.

Peter consults widely with both public and private sector organizations. Working closely for extended periods with senior executives on strategy development and deployment.  Corporate clients have included Codelco, Vale, Anglo-American Corporation, Alcoa, BHP Billiton, Barrick Gold, Bell Canada, CIBC, CIBC-Mellon, De Beers Canada, Ivanhoe Mines, Ivanplats, Redpath Mining, Quadra Chemicals, Gibson Energy, and Xerox.  In the Public Sector, clients have included the Supreme Court of Canada, The Office of the Auditor General for Canada, The Surveyor General of Canada, Health Canada, and Natural Resources Canada.  He has also been retained as a consultant on more than 20 major international mining projects including the successful development and construction of the Collahuasi copper mine in Chile which is to-date the world’s largest and highest single mining project, and the Victor Diamond Mine in Canada – designated globally as the ‘Mine of the Year in 2009’.

Peter has also carried out strategic planning assignments for a number of Associations including the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors, The Consejo Minero de Chile, the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada, the Zinc Association, and the Mining Association of Canada.

He received his BSc (Honours) Electrical Engineering, Leeds University England, MBA from University of Western Ontario and a PhD Business Administration, University of Western Ontario.

EERL 802 Strategic Leadership in the Resource Sector

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