Peter is the Founder or Co-Founder of several successful companies which are now public, as well as an angel investor and mentor in a number of startups. Peter has wide interests but his particular passion is for technology and companies that help resource extraction be more efficient, sustainable, and have a lower carbon footprint.
Peter is the Founder of BRIMM at the University of British Columbia which promotes joint university/company research in all areas of mineral extraction from discovery to closure, particularly those areas which cross disciplines, reduce environmental impact, and will improve sustainability.
He also has a PhD in geochemistry and has been directly involved in R&D and commercialization of inventions his whole professional life. He is also a member of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.