Peter Sutherland2018-01-18T19:17:42+00:00

Project Description

Mr. Sutherland develops collaborative synergies between all stakeholders which support value creation and sustainability.

About Peter

Peter is the Advisor, Global Government Affairs for Innovation Platform Capital. Peter works with iPC management to grow relationships and develop collaborative synergies with local, regional and global government bodies and entities to support SDGs by delivering a comprehensive approach where sustainability and value creation intersect.

Professional History

Peter has a distinguished diplomatic career that included service as Canada’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the Philippines, High Commissioner to India and as a senior executive dealing with international business and investment in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Most recently, Peter was the President and CEO of the Arab Business Council, President and CEO Canada-India Business Council. Peter has also been a Senior Advisor at Aird & Berlis LLP where he counseled Canadian companies on doing business in India, the Middle East and other parts of Asia.


Peter is a Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government International Fellow, he holds a University of Toronto JD/BA in law and economic and George Washington University, MSA, Master of Science (Administration).

Prior Positions

  • Canadian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
  • Canadian Ambassador to Yemen
  • Canadian Ambassador to Philippines
  • Canadian High Commissioner to India