Ralph J. Lutes

Senior Vice President, Asia and Europe

​Ralph Lutes was appointed Senior Vice President, Asia and Europe in December 2021. Based in London, he is responsible for developing and executing Teck’s Asia and Europe strategy, oversight of marketing, macroeconomic and market analysis teams, as well as corporate development and government relations functions. Mr. Lutes joined Teck in 2011 as Vice President, Asia, based in Beijing, and was appointed Executive Director and General Manager, Teck China, in November 2014. 
Prior to joining Teck, Mr. Lutes practiced corporate and commercial law in Toronto, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vancouver. He served as Managing Director and Counsel with CIBC World Markets in Singapore with responsibility for the Far East and Australia. Mr. Lutes holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from Queen’s University. He has also been a sessional lecturer in corporate governance at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.