Tom is the Head of Government Affairs at Teck Resources. With over 18 years of experience in senior leadership roles in the public and private sector, Tom has served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Coordination and Issues Management in the BC government, Director of First Nations and Corporate Relations for a renewable energy company and as VP of Policy and Communications at the Business Council of BC. Tom has played an integral role in the development and roll-out of numerous provincial policy initiatives and, in the private sector, was responsible for advancing corporate and First Nations relationships. He has actively participated in numerous policy and communications committees for organizations such as the Energy Policy Institute of Canada. Tom lives in East Vancouver with his family.