E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.
MASc in Geological Engineering, University of British Columbia. Former: President, International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM); Consulting engineer for the private sector, governments, and civil society organizations; Leader of the North American component of the global multi-stakeholder “Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD)” research project; President, Friends of the Earth Canada; Member, National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE); Senior Advisor to the President of Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization. Has worked on a variety of assignments related to mining, aboriginal relations, nuclear waste management, water resources, energy policy, and the distribution of benefits from resource developments, especially focusing on practical application of sustainability ideas, something that he has written and presented on extensively.