General Manager – Sustainability, Minerals Council of Australia
Chris is the General Manager – Sustainability for the Minerals Council of Australia. He has 25 years’ experience working in geoscientific, environmental and sustainability policy and practice in the public and private sectors both in Australia and overseas.
Chris leads key initiatives supporting the minerals industry’s environmental, social and governance performance, including implementation of the Towards Sustainable Mining system in Australia. In 2018, Chris worked with the International Council on Mining and Metals, focussing on global water issues.
Prior to his role at the Minerals Council, Chris was Manager, Major Projects for the Queensland Government’s abandoned mines program, managing the rehabilitation program for the Mount Morgan legacy site and abandoned working across breadth of Queensland. Chris has also worked as an environmental consultant and hydrogeologist in both Australia and the United Kingdom.