Pete Richardson

Pete Richardson

Climate Strategist

Manifest Climate


Pete brings over 15 years of experience advising clients on international law and development projects, with a focus on climate change, energy and infrastructure. Pete previously worked in London, Sydney, Jakarta and Chicago, before arriving in Toronto.

Qualified as a lawyer in Canada and England and Wales, Pete was previously a partner and head of major projects (Canada) at Baker McKenzie.

During his career, Pete has acted on a number of high-profile domestic and international projects, including the development and commercialization of utility-scale renewable energy facilities, innovative technology, corporate PPAs and sustainable infrastructure. During his time in Canada, Pete has also worked on indigenous rights projects.

Pete’s experience cuts across development, M&A and compliance. Pete holds a Masters of International Law from the University of Sydney, and an MA in jurisprudence from Oxford University.