Staff Profile


Chris works as a Principal Consultant in Resource Geology and Geostatistics. With over 20 years experience in the mining industry, he has a wide range of operational experience in multiple commodities across a diverse client base of major mining companies. This depth and breadth of experience gives Chris a comprehensive understanding of how to add value throughout the mining value chain from exploration and feasibility studies to operations. Having learned from some of the best in the business, Chris draws on a wealth of technical expertise, which he has applied in open-cut and underground scenarios for most commodities both in Australia and internationally.

Career Summary

Manna Hill Geoconsulting (August 2017 to present)

Principal Consultant - Brisbane

Quantitative Group Pty Ltd (January 2006 - July 2017, Acquired by ARANZ Geo in November 2014)  

Principal Consultant - Perth and Brisbane Offices

MPI Mines Pty Ltd (February 2004 - December 2005)  

Senior Resource Geologist - Stawell Gold Mine,  Resource Geologist - Stawell Gold Mine 

BHPBillton (September 2001 - January 2004) 

Senior Resource Geologist - Newman, Resource Geologist - Newman  

WMC Resources (April 2000 - September 2001) 

Senior Mine Geologist - Three Springs WA  

WMC Resources (September 1997 -March 2000) 

Resource Geologist - Melbourne Office

WMC Resources (November 1994 - August 1997)  

Mine Geologist - Leinster WA  

WMC Resources (February 1993 - January 1994)  

Junior Geologist - WA   

Qualifications and Memberships


  • M.Sc. Geostatistics - Adelaide, 2010 
  • M.Sc. Ore Deposit Geology and Evaluation - UWA, 1999 
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Geology - UWA, 1994 
  • B.Sc. Geology - ANU, 1992  


  • Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) 
  • Member of Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AUSIMM)