Peter Bortolin, P, Eng., M.B.A. is the President of CPTI-International Inc., a Canadian company which provides technical, business and regulatory training solutions to the petroleum, power and clean energy industries. Started in 1974 to serve the Calgary area, CPTI has grown to deliver training and training services to over 70 countries including the United States, Russia, China, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Nigeria, Ghana, Bolivia, Peru, and Belize.
Starting his career in the Oil & Gas Industry, Peter has held engineering and management positions in Amoco Canada and Enbridge in Edmonton AB, Sarnia ON and Estevan SK. He oversaw several major heavy oil and pipeline transmission projects in both Eastern and Western Canada.
After moving to Calgary, Peter pursued education and training to initially lead the Kazakhstan corporate training operation and later to direct the international business development team for the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology based in Calgary. Peter also gained valuable experience in training operations by managing the delivery team for five workforce nationalization projects (three from Angola and one each from Syria and Libya) ranging from six months to two years in length. Peter presented a paper on social responsibility to the International Student Energy Summit (ISES) in 2009 detailing the role of post-secondary institutions in international workforce nationalization projects.
Peter has a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Toronto and a M.B.A. from Athabasca University. He currently sits on the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Natural Resources and Environment Committee and is a Director of WADE Canada.