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Time:March 24-26, 2018
Beijing Diaoyutai State Guesthouse
Sponsor:Development Research Center of the State Council
Organiser:China Development Research Foundation
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Donald R. Lindsay

President & CEO, Teck Resources Ltd. Business Circle

Don Lindsay was appointed President of Teck in January 2005 and assumed the additional responsibility of Chief Executive Officer in April 2005. Before joining Teck, Don was President of CIBC World Markets and led the bank’s Investment and Corporate Banking Division as well as the Asia Pacific Region. Earlier in his career he was responsible for CIBC’s Global Mining Group. Don has a B.Sc., (Hons.) Mining Engineering from Queens University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Don is a member of the Board of Directors of Manulife Financial Corporation and was recently appointed Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Business Council of Canada, formerly known as the Canadian Council of Chief Executives. He is Chair of the International Council on Mining and Metals, Chair of the 2017 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, and recently completed a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Governors for Mining and Metals at the World Economic Forum. In the community, Don is Chair of the Board of Directors of the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation in Vancouver and served as Chair of the successful $200-million capital campaign to build a new acute care hospital. Additionally, he serves on the Board of York House School and is an Honorary Governor of the Royal Ontario Museum.

Don has previously served as a member on both the Economic Advisory Council for the Canadian Minister of Finance and the Advisory Council for Canada’s Global Markets Action Plan for the Canadian Minister of International Trade. As well, he has served on the Executive Committee for the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference in 2012 and 2015 and the Board of the Vancouver Aquarium.

As Chair of the International Zinc Association from 2007 to 2011, Don led the development and launch of the Zinc Saves Kids campaign, a program developed in partnership with UNICEF to address zinc deficiency, which claims the lives of about 200,000 children annually around the world. Under his leadership, Teck also launched a Zinc and Health program to raise awareness about zinc deficiency and help solve this global health issue.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A, TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. Further information about Teck can be found at