Peter Bryant is an executive business strategist and recognized thought leader on sustainability, the energy transition and criticality of the minerals value chain, and innovation and digital transformation more broadly.
He speaks on these topics extensively at leading conferences and for organizations. He most recently spoke at COP26, the Future Minerals Forum (FMF) 2022 in Saudi Arabia, and CERAweek 2022. Prior to Covid, he spoke at the Baker Hughes 2020 Annual Energy Forward Meeting in Italy and keynoted the New Zealand Prime Minister's 2019 Just Transition to Net Zero Emissions Summit. Peter’s opinion pieces have been published in the Journal of Petroleum Technology, Mining Global, and Chief Executive, and he is often quoted in the Wall Street Journal. He has also been interviewed by Bloomberg and CNBC Arabia.
Peter sits on the Board of Advisors for two leading VC funds, Chrysalix and Foundamental, along with various emerging tech companies, including Lilac Solutions, Symboticware, and Safe.AI. In addition, he has served on the Innovation Councils for multiple mining and energy companies.
He has advised many leading companies around the world, including Anglo American, BHP, Rio Tinto, Teck Resources, JCI, BP, GE O&G, Baker Hughes, Castrol, Edison International, and Goldcorp. Peter is also 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 an invited participant in the joint Rockefeller Foundation and Brookings Institute 17 Rooms program, focused on accelerating the 17 UN-established Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He is also a regular participant of WEF’s annual Mine Ministers Summit and the FMF Ministerial Roundtable. Peter co-authored The Growth Champions –The Battle for Sustained Innovation Leadership, published in 2012.
He lives in Southern California, having immigrated to the US in 1996 from New Zealand by way of Australia. He has two daughters, one a junior at SMU and the youngest a sophomore in high school.
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.
Featured Speaking Engagements
- Innovation From Within, NACD Texas Tricities Chapter, January 2019
- Development Partner Dialogue: Taking a Leadership Position in Transitioning the Mining Sector to Becoming a True Development Partner, IMARC Convention, October 2018
- The Innovation Imperative, International Mines Ministers Summit, PDAC Convention, March 2017
- The Innovation Imperative for Mining, CRC ORE Annual Assembly, November 2016
- The Mine of the Future, International Seminar on Mining, October 2016
- The Innovation Imperative for Mining, BMO Capital Markets 25th Global Metals & Mining Conference, February 2016
- Resource Companies: Transformation from Isolated Actor to Regional Development Partner, University of Auckland Vice Chancellor Series, November 7, 2013
- Transformation from Isolated Actor to Regional Development Partner – A Message for All Companies, American Chamber of Commerce, New Zealand, November 5, 2013
- Innovation, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Growth from Within, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, September 19, 2012
- 2012 Inaugural Summit: Leadership & Collaboration in Transformative Times, Colorado Innovation Network, August 29-30, 2012
- KIN Catalyst: The Mining Company of the Future, Kellogg Innovation Network, April 17-19, 2012
- A New Design Model for Business Innovation, Restaurant Executive Summit, June 2011
- The Future of Electric Transportation at The Modern Energy Investor Forum, September 2010
- The Energy Policy Dilemma, Mine LLC's The New Energy Finance Lunch, February 2010
- Conversations on the Cutting Edge, Innovate interview, July 2008
"Making Colorado" Brand Advisory Council - Appointed by Gov. Hickenlooper to serve on council. Associate Member: Milken Institute