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Keynote speaker

Keynote speaker


Peter Harvey

Global Head of Closure, Rio Tinto

Peter first began work for Rio Tinto in 1998 as a consultant and in 2009 was appointed HSEC & operation support manager for Rio Tinto Exploration, Africa Europe Region. During his time with Rio Tinto, Peter has held a variety of roles with Exploration, HSEC, Projects and more recently Energy and Minerals.

Prior to joining Rio Tinto, he set up and managed a number of companies and worked in various sectors including oil and gas, military, remote travel and exploration, living in the UK, Canada and Botswana. Peter has a BSc in Environmental Science, from Southampton University, UK and a MSc in Occupational Psychology from the University of Leicester, UK. He currently lives in Montreal with his family.

Peter draws on his entrepreneurial and consulting background to support the RTC team in realising the opportunities and mitigating closure risks. He is well networked across Rio Tinto and is passionate about people, business and making a positive difference.

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