Chris has over 30 years of experience of groundwater and surface water management in relation to water resource assessment, environmental assessment, water supply and the extractive minerals industry. He has provided input to a wide range of projects in diverse fields including environmental auditing, regulatory compliance, technical assessment of dewatering schemes, environmental impact assessments for planning applications and negotiation with regulators. He has also acted as an expert witness for mineral planning applications and appeals.
Chris has practical experience in many aspects of groundwater exploration and development from geophysical surveying to drilling supervision, well design and borehole testing. International experience includes site investigation, groundwater resource assessment, public presentations, and liaison with diverse audiences, from government to villagers. Chris has a long-term interest in overseas Aid and Development with site experience in South Asia and many African countries.