Christine provides fit-for-purpose risk management and project management solutions for the resources sector since 2014. Prior to consulting, Christine was Director of Enterprise Risk Management at Xstrata Nickel (2010-2013) where she worked closely with C-level executives and diverse teams from the boardroom to the mine site to develop and implement the company’s risk management strategy. With over 20 years in the industry, Christine has worked on grassroots, advanced and underground exploration projects across Canada.  In 1998, she discovered the Kikialik nickel deposit at Glencore’s Raglan Mine in northern Québec, which began production in 2011.  She was the Site Manager for the Kabanga Nickel Project in Tanzania during its scoping and pre-feasibility stages (2005-2008). Christine has also held a variety of corporate roles within the business development, sustainability and strategic leadership teams at Xstrata Nickel/Glencore. Christine received her B.Sc. in Geology and Geophysics from McGill University and her M.Sc. in Geology from Queen’s University. She is a Professional Geoscientist in the Province of Ontario.

Christine Petch, P.Geo.

Principle Consultant, CPetch Consulting