Peter James Blake

Former Professional at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Peter James Blake

Peter James Blake

Former Professional at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Overview
Career Highlights

WEQ Holdings, Inc.
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

205

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

1962

Age

59

Number of Awards

1

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Former Interim President at British Columbia Transmission Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Fortis, Inc.

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at FortisBC Energy, Inc.

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Independent Director at FortisBC Energy, Inc.

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President at KF Aerospace

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at FortisBC Energy, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Nalcor Energy Ltd.

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Professional at Westbridge Capital Group

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Former Chairman of the Board & Director at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Newell Brands, Inc.

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Peter James Blake
Former Professional at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Education
Bachelor of Commerce Degree

The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act. The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries participate in 400 programs in 18 faculties. The University of Alberta is a major economic driver in Alberta. The university's impact on the Alberta economy is an estimated $12.3 billion annually, or five per cent of the province's gross domestic product. The university has been recognized by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings as one of the top five universities in Canada and one of the top 100 universities worldwide. According to the 2014 QS World University Rankings, the top Faculty Area at the University of Alberta is Arts and Humanities (ranked 89th in the world), and the top-ranked Subject is English Language and Literature (22nd in the world). The University of Alberta is also a leading institution for the study of Ukraine and is home to the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies. The University of Alberta has graduated more than 275,000 alumni, including Governor General Roland Michener; Prime Minister Joe Clark; Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin; Alberta premiers Peter Lougheed, Dave Hancock, Jim Prentice and Rachel Notley; Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Nobel laureate Richard E. Taylor. The university is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.

Career History
Professional
Prior

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax, and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
1991 - 2014

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc. is an industrial auctioneer, which engages in the sale of equipment to on-site and online bidders. It operates through the following segments: Auctions and Marketplaces, Ritchie Bros. Financial Services and Mascus. The Auctions and Marketplaces segment consists of live on site auctions, online auctions and marketplaces, and brokerage service. The Ritchie Bros. Financial Services segment refers to the financial brokerage service. The Mascus segment includes online listing service. The company was founded by David Edward Ritchie in 1958 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

Professional
Tenure Unconfirmed

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC provides assurance, tax and advisory services. Its services include audit and assurance, consulting, deals, human resources, legal, tax, and family business. The firm also offers accountability, risk management, structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and performance and process improvement. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2019 - Current

Toromont Industries Ltd. operates through two business segments: The Equipment Group and CIMCO. The Equipment Group includes one of the larger Caterpillar dealerships by revenue and geographic territory in addition to industry leading rental operations. CIMCO is a market leader in the design, engineering, fabrication and installation of industrial and recreational refrigeration systems. Each segment offers comprehensive product support capabilities. The Company's common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange - Stock Symbol TIH.

Director
2017 - Current

FortisBC Energy, Inc. engages in the distribution of natural gas. It provides transmission and distribution services to its customers, as well as obtains natural gas supplies on behalf of residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Director
Current

FortisBC, Inc. provides natural gas, electricity, alternative energy and related services. The firm owns and operates a network of generation, transmission and distribution assets. The company was founded on May 8, 1897 and is headquartered in Kelowna, Canada.

Chairman
Current

West Point Grey Independent School Society operates an independent coeducational day school in Vancouver. The firm offers future-focused programs to 940 students in junior kindergarten to grade 12. The company was founded by Andrew Chan, Michael Choi, Elsie Sze and Peter James Blake in April 1996 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Director
Current

Junior Achievement of British Columbia engages in inspiring and preparing youth to succeed in a global economy. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Transactions
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Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc. purchases AssetNation, Inc. from Spire Capital Management, Inc.

Awards & Honors
CA (Chartered Accountant)
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