Chris background

Chris holds a BSc (Hons) in Mineral Technology (1976), and an MBA (1994) from the University of Otago, New Zealand. 

Chris is the Executive Chairman for MinEx and is a member of the Institute of Directors (NZ), and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Chris’s other current roles are: 

  • CEO of Straterra Inc, a member-based organisation established to provide high level representation and advocacy for the resource sector in New Zealand
  • Advisor, Chairman, RSC Mining and Mineral Exploration Ltd

Chris’s experience spans 35+ years in mining and energy in Australia and New Zealand, in executive and governance roles and across many commodities, in particular gold and coal.