Vice President, Australasia
Chris Langton has over 25 years’ groundwater and environmental project experience in the mining, industrial and commercial infrastructure sectors. He has managed multi-disciplinary teams for mine feasibility, operations and closure studies, and has participated in due diligence assessments for mining and financial institutions. He also has experience in mine water balance studies, mine dewatering and depressurization, seepage management system designs, including groundwater interception / cutoff systems, tailings and waste rock dump water budgets, mine closure plans and liability assessments.
Chris started with KCB in 2004 as a Senior Hydrogeologist and was named General Manager of the Australasia business unit in 2016. In 2018, he was appointed Vice President, Australasia. He has been involved in key projects throughout Australasia, Canada, Russia, South America and South Africa, including Hidden Valley and Lihir Gold Mines in Papua New Guinea, several mines in Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory, Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories and several oil sands mines in Alberta, Canada.
Chris holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Hydrogeology from Rhodes University in South Africa.