Dr. Peter J. Robinson, Principal, Integrated Resource Management


            Dr. Robinson has over 30 years experience in the metals based chemical industry and has held management posts in R. and D., plant operations, sales and marketing prior to forming Integrated Resource Management.

            He was born and educated in the U.K. and currently resides in Canada. After completing a Masters degree in Electrochemistry, he worked at Durham Chemicals Ltd. a manufacturer of metal based chemicals. He completed his Ph.D. degree in 1974 through a joint project with the University of Newcastle upon Tyne which addressed zinc oxide photoconductivity. He managed process and product research teams that developed zinc and other metal based products which were sold and licenced on a world wide basis.

            Dr. Robinson joined Pigment and Chemical Inc., Canada in 1985. As executive V.P. he managed facilities in Canada and the U.S.  and was responsible for innovations in manufacturing and product development which increased annual sales from U.S.$6 million to over U.S.$50 million.

            In 1991 Dr. Robinson formed Integrated Resource Management, a consulting company specializing in the area of resource recovery serving primarily the metals ( zinc, lead and steel ) industries. He has worked on projects in North and South America, Asia and Europe. Dr. Robinson has also been a speaker at many conferences and is an internationally recognized expert in zinc chemical technology. Dr. Robinson is the holder of several patents related to the manufacture and recovery of metal based chemicals and pigments.