Chris Routh has worked in the environmental sector for over 30 years, the majority of those managing professional consultancy practices.

Over the last 25 years he has undertaken commissions with many sectors; mining and minerals, waste management, public and private sector development, utilities, infrastructure and manufacturing. His technical and managerial involvement has included extensive field- and desk-based experience of environmental baseline studies; environmental risk assessment; environmental impact assessments; environmental due diligence and auditing; environmental components of Pre-feasibility and full bankable Feasibility Studies; pollution assessment and control; site restoration; environmental monitoring and more recently environmental management systems.

Closely integrated with his mining work Chris has, in recent years, undertaking a number of ornithological studies particularly assessing the impact of mines, wind turbines and solar farms on birds and their habitats.

He has contributed to many mineral and mining projects in the UK, Europe, Asia, Africa, South and North America.

Chris graduated in Biological Sciences from Leicester University, UK in 1982 and was admitted as a member of the Institute of Biology (now Royal Society of Biology) and a Chartered Biologist in 1985. Chris sat on the Executive Committee of the British Land Reclamation Society (BLRS) between 1995 and 2008.