Australian Environment Sector Lead
With over 30 years’ experience managing projects in a variety of environmental disciplines around the globe, Chris Pratt serves as an invaluable asset to EHS Support and a dependable source of knowledge for our clients. Chris has worked in a variety of environmental areas, from compliance, due diligence, and environmental risk assessments, to permitting and environmental impact assessment (EIA/ESHIA). He has extensive experience in the oil-and-gas industry, managing environmental approval processes for upstream exploration activities to oil refinery operations, with particular experience in emission inventory, compliance, waste management (especially produced water and drilling muds), ISO14001, and permitting. He has also managed on and offshore exploration well permitting processes, obtained national and regional government approval for exploratory drilling in sensitive environments, and developed a number of major oil-spill contingency plans. With his strong focus on health and safety (H&S), Chris has helped clients develop safety management practices and compliance audits including ISO45001 (OHSAS18001). He has also been project manager/director for a number of major ESHIA for greenfield/brownfield O&G, mining and power generation projects, and has undertaken reviews of projects against IFC performance standards, including an LNG facility, as well as on and offshore oil-and-gas production.