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Sauder School of Business
Adjunct Professor, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Division

Robert (Bob) Elton served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BC Hydro, a public‐owned energy company in the province of British Columbia, Canada, from November 2003 to December 2009. Before joining BC Hydro, Mr. Elton was Chief Financial Officer of Eldorado Gold Corporation from 1996 to 2001. Bob received his Master of Arts from Cambridge University, England. He spent over 20 years as a practicing Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, becoming partner of the firm in 1987.

Bob is an Adjunct Professor at the Sauder School of Business, where he teaches leadership and organizational change programs. He has held the titles of Partner, CFO, President, CEO, Executive Chair, Chair of the Board and Director at organizations including Vancity, BC Hydro and PwC. He currently sits on three boards, and was a member of the executive leadership team at Vancity.

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