Bruce Harvey’s career has spanned 40 years of worldwide field experience in the mining industry. In his first career as a geologist Bruce developed an affinity for working with land connected peoples and local level agreement-making in economic frontiers. For the last 18 years Bruce has been at the forefront of developing Social Performance as a new professional discipline in the extractive sector. For seven years Bruce was Global Practice Leader – Communities and Social Performance at global mining company Rio Tinto, leading an international team of achievement and distinction. Bruce is currently a consultant specialising in ‘Social Licence’ solutions for the extractive sector, an Adjunct Professor at the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland and a Guest Lecturer at the Business School at the University of Otago in NZ. Bruce is widely published and regularly delivers invited Keynote Presentations and Masterclasses at international academies and symposia.