Douglas Conroy

Douglas Conroy

Manager, Human Resources at Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations A Glencore Company

Doug Conroy is the Manager, Human Resources, for Glencore’s Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations, Sudbury, Ontario.
Doug has more than 30 years of mining experience in Ontario and South America, including over 10 years of experience in senior management roles. He currently leads the Human Resource functions for Sudbury Operations including Indigenous Engagement, Labour Relations, Occupational Health, Organizational Development, Compensation and Benefit, Communications and Public Affairs.
Doug’s career at Glencore, formerly Xstrata & Falconbridge, began in Geology, including Mine Geology, Exploration and advanced project work between 1989 and 2006. He then moved into Productivity Improvement, Risk and Six Sigma roles in 2006 and 2007. Doug’s career in Human Resources then began with the additional responsibility for Indigenous relationships. Throughout his career as Human Resources Manager, Doug has led three successful labor negotiations and built four partnership agreements with local Indigenous communities surrounding the company’s Sudbury operations.
Doug holds a Master of Business Administration from Laurentian University, and a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, MI. He is currently a member of Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.
A Peterborough, Ontario native, Doug currently calls Sudbury his home where he lives with his three children. He is an active community member in the city and a Board Member for United Way. He is also involved in several working groups with Wahnapitae First Nation, Sagamok Anishnawbek, Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, and the Métis Nations of Ontario.

Panel Discussion: Progressive Partnerships: Moving Beyond the Handshake.

In a time of ever-increasing economic protectionism from the United States, how does Northern Ontario’s resource-based economy find room to grow? Among challenges posed by tariffs and failing trade deals, Northern Ontario companies, supported by our governments, need to find innovative ways to compete on a global level. What kind of partnerships can companies engage […]