Doris Hiam-Galvez – 2024 – Designing Sustainable Prosperity


Designing Sustainable Prosperity (DSP) is an approach that unlocks the potential of resource-rich regions by integrating economic diversification, social well-being, and environmental sustainability. A systems design that leverages a multidisciplinary approach to co-create resilient regions and craft financially viable, environmentally responsible, and socially beneficial enterprises. This approach empowers local communities, fostering societal transformation and promoting a knowledge-based economy to meet market needs, all while aligning seamlessly with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs).


Dr. Doris, a senior Advisor at Hatch Consulting and Board Director for the Prospectors & Developers Associations of Canada, is a dynamic advocate for sustainable development. With a PhD in Metallurgy, broad senior level experience in leading organizations and driving significant expansion globally focused on value creation. For the past 16 years, her activities at Hatch involved leading regional operations and creating new and innovative businesses in Australia, South America, Europe & North America.

Inspired by her work with global clients tackling sustainability challenges, Dr. Doris developed “Designing Sustainable Prosperity (DSP)”, A method to create resilient and sustainable regions. Her contribution to DSP has earned her the prestigious “CIM Distinguished Lecturer Award”.

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Designing Sustainable Prosperity (DSP) document

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