D. Chad LePoudre, P.Eng.
Global Practice Lead Tailings, BHP
D. Chad LePoudre is the Global Practice Lead for BHP. Chad completed his Civil Engineering Degree and graduate course work at the University of Saskatchewan. Prior to joining BHP, Chad was the Vice President of GeoSciences and Materials testing for SNC-Lavalin. He came to SNC-Lavalin in 2011 through acquisition of MDH Engineered Solutions of Saskatoon, SK where we was a Vice President and part owner of the company. His career has mostly been focused on provision of engineering services related to tailings storage and dam safety. Chad is also a past president of the Canadian Dam Association and is the current chair of the CDA Mining Dams Committee. Chad and his family reside near Calgary, Alberta, Canada.