Doug Horswill

Doug Horswill retired as Senior Vice President, Sustainability and External Affairs, Teck Resources in April 2014.

Following 20 years in the Public Service, culminating in the positions of Deputy Minister of Finance and Corporate Relations and Deputy Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources for the Province of British Columbia, Doug joined Cominco Ltd. as Vice President, Environment and Public Affairs in September 1992. He spent the next 22 years developing and leading Teck’s sustainability, community relations, environment, health, safety and external relations areas including Teck's international zinc and health program.

Doug holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mineral Engineering and a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia. Doug was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee medal for service in international development charitable sector.

Doug is past Chairman of the Mining Association of Canada and the Mining Association of British Columbia. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Resource Works and is a member of the Boards of the Sunny Hill Health Care Centre for Children, International Fertilizer Development Center, Providence Health Care and the Canadian Institute for International Development. He is past Board Member of CARE Canada and the Vancouver Aquarium and Marine Research Center. He is Executive in Residence for the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

“I joined the PHC Board to help finds ways to maintain the delivery of exceptional health services in the face of the huge financial challenges facing the whole health care sector.”