Chris Baker CEO, Straterra

Chris holds a BSc (Hons) in Mineral Technology, and an MBA from the University of Otago, New Zealand. 

He is a member of the Institute of Directors (NZ), and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Chris is the CEO of Straterra Inc, a member based organisation established to provide high level representation and advocacy for the resource sector in New Zealand.

Chris’s other current roles are: 

  • Chairman of MinEx, health and safety for the mining and quarrying sector

  • Advisor, Chairman, RSC Mining and Mineral Exploration Ltd

Chris’s experience spans 35+ years in mining and energy in Australia and New Zealand, in executive and governance roles and across many commodities, in particular gold and coal.