Kris Barnes

Kris Barnes Senior Consultant Sustainable ConsultingKris Barnes (Consultant)

Kris has worked as a management consultant in the mining, oil and gas, government, construction and insurance industries for over 20 years.  His skill set is diverse and has involved project management of large-scale projects internationally, facilitation of business thinking and strategic development in Australia and Europe, crisis management, marketing and social and environmental impacts assessment processes.

Kris has a Bachelor of Environmental Science degree and an Occupational Health and Safety Post Graduate Diploma.  He has been working with Sustainable Consulting since its establishment in 2001.  From 2008-2010, Kris was Project Manager for the largest rare earths mine in the world – TANBREEZ.  Rare earths are seen as the ‘green’ mining resource for the 21st Century.

Kris emphasises the importance of a balanced life with everyone he meets.  He is a family man and works about 3/4 time balancing work and home life with a range of community-focused activities.

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