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Peter Bryant

Peter Bryant

Co-Founder & Board Chair, Development Partner Institute

Peter Bryant is a recognized thought leader on innovation in mining, sustainability, digital transformation and the energy transition. He lives in Southern California, having immigrated to the US in 1996, from New Zealand by way of Australia, and has two daughters, one a junior at SMU and the youngest a sophomore in high school

He is widely published on these themes and sits on the Board of Advisors for two leading VC Funds, Chrysalix and Foundamental, that have a focus on multiple heavy industries including mining, and also various emerging tech companies including Lilac Solutions, Symoticware and Safe.AI. In addition, he has served on the Innovation Councils for multiple mining and energy companies.

He is an active speaker, most recently at IMARC 2019, on Digital Transformation at the Baker Hughes 2020 Annual Energy Forward Meeting in Italy with 1750 global O&G leaders plus a keynote at the New Zealand Prime Ministers 2019 Just Transition to Net Zero Emissions Summit. Peter has advised many leading companies including Anglo American, BHP, Rio Tinto, Teck Resources, JCI, BP, GE O&G, Baker Hughes, Castrol, Edison and Goldcorp. Peter is Co-Founder and Board Chair of the Development Partner Institute, a nonprofit focused on improved social, economic and environmental outcomes for communities from resource development projects. He is also an invited participant in the joint Rockefeller Foundation and Brookings Institute 17 Rooms program, that is focused on accelerating the 17 UN established Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and regulsr participant the WEF’s annual Mine Minsters Summit.

Mr. Bryant holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He holds a CA from the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a co-founder of The World Innovation Network (formerly The Kellogg Innovation Network) www.twinglobal.org.