Who We Are
Peter S. Taylor, CHRL, CTDP
Peter is President of Peter Taylor & Associates Inc. He has gained a wealth of practical knowledge from consulting with and assisting individuals to develop their skills in many organizations in the private and public sectors. The names of specific organizations can be found elsewhere on this site.
His business experience includes human resources management with General Motors of Canada Limited (Quebec), Husky Injection Molding Systems Inc. and C&C Yachts Limited. Peter then spent five years on the faculty of Durham College. In this capacity, he taught labour relations and human resources. While at Durham, he also worked as a consultant in the Collegeís management training division. Prior to establishing his consulting practice in 1984, Peter was President of Microplace Inc., a retail computer training company with twenty-four sites across Ontario.
Peter has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Human Resource Development. He is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and past President of the Durham Chapter of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario. In addition, Peter is a Certified Training & Development Professional (CTDP) and a founding member and past Chair of the Durham Chapter of the Institute for Performance and Learning (IPL).
In his practice, Peter has travelled across Canada, the United States and Europe. He has also conducted programs in Dubai, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Singapore and Vietnam. Peter excels at producing content and encouraging processes that are relevant to clients. The meetings he leads are participative, thought provoking and informative. His consultations and coaching sessions are insightful and creative. The results of all three processes are appropriate and practical.
Peter is married, father to three daughters and grandfather of seven. Among his hobbies are photography, hiking and trekking, collecting Haida art and cross country skiing.
His community activities include having been a founding member and past President of the O’Neill Community Ratepayers Association. He has completed two Weekend to End Breast Cancer 60 km walks in Toronto and raised over $6,500. Peter coordinated the efforts of members of the IPL to respond to Stephen Lewis’ challenge to use Canadian training skills to assist in rebuilding human capacity to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa. As part of this initiative, he spent March 2009 as a volunteer in Kenya.
Peter is an ardent Canadian and the publisher of My Passion for Canada. He is currently preparing to work as a volunteer at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.