Chris holds a BSc (Hons) in Mineral Technology (1976),
and an MBA (1994) from the University of Otago,
He is a member of the Institute of Directors (NZ), and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Chris is the CEO of Straterra Inc., a member based organisation established to provide high level representation and advocacy for the resource sector in New Zealand.
Chris’s other current roles are:
- Chairman of the ASX listed and Brisbane based mineral exploration company Explaurum Ltd (EXU:ASX)
- Chairman of MinEx, the Mining and Quarry sector health and safety council
- Advisor, Chairman, RSC Mining and Mineral Exploration Ltd.
- Director, MITO.
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.