Peter Tertzakian is the Deputy Director of ARC Energy Research Institute. A respected public speaker, podcaster, blogger and author, he has devoted his career to energy, first as a geophysicist, then as an economist and investment strategist. Peter has written two bestsellers — A Thousand Barrels a Second and The End of Energy Obesity. In 2020, he launched Energyphile and published his latest book, The Investor Visit and Other Stories: Disruption, Denial and Transition in the Energy Business. Passionate about studying how society evolves its energy use and applying lessons of the past to today’s strategic business issues, Peter created Energyphile to encourage people to think about the energy business in a whole new way.
Peter is an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary, and in 2020 became an Executive-in-Residence at the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre at the Ivey Business School, Western University.