Peter Milley is a founding partner of Halifax Global Inc., with more than twenty-five years consulting experience in market research and strategic market and business planning. He leads Halifax Global’s forest and bio-resources practice and has worked with a variety of public and private sector clients across Canada. He has been involved with numerous forest and wood products assignments across Atlantic Canada, Eastern and Northern Ontario, as well as Alberta.
In 2014, Mr. Milley authored the paper “Adding Value to Forest Resources” for the Nova Scotia Commission on Building Our New Economy – the Ivany Commission. He has also led Halifax Global teams that have worked on several projects related to development of proposed wood processing bio-refineries, as well as on projects evaluating the potential for repurposing idled pulp mills, including the newsprint mill in Liverpool, NS. He also led the team that developed the Forest Sector Strategy for Newfoundland and Labrador.
Mr. Milley’s executive experience includes service as Vice President of Corporate Development for the North American operations of a leading international wood products manufacturer, as well as senior public sector roles in natural resource management policy, and senior marketing experience in the financial services sector.
Mr. Milley holds an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics & Political Science from Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Geography at Queen’s University in Kingston, where his research is focused on pathways to a commercially sustainable forest-based bio-economy.
He is Past-President of Certified Management Consultants Atlantic Canada and a member of the National Board of CMC-Canada, the Canadian Association of Management Consultants. In 2008 he was designated a Fellow Certified Management Consultant in recognition of his professional and community leadership.