Christofer Catania


MEC Mining

Chris Catania, CEO of global mining consultancy, MEC, harnesses his high level practical and operational knowledge in national and international management to lead and support his team to deliver the best outcomes for clients.

As an established leader in the mining industry, Chris has brought a wealth of expertise across numerous commodities to drive growth from MEC’s accelerated diversification and build the company’s international presence. Under Chris’s leadership, MEC’s recent strategic acquisition of Integrated Geological Mining Services (IGMS), is the latest in a number of moves to bolster the company’s growing service capabilities in Australia, South-East Asia and Europe.

With a strong passion for mentoring and developing growth, Chris encourages collaborative sharing of ideas and knowledge, and in 2020, initiated the MEC Mining Graduate Program which assists MEC employees with succession planning. The success of the program is largely due to the program’s versatility enabling graduates to make the leap from Graduate Engineers to emerging professional.

Chris is committed to leading the company on the foundations of innovative management, globally aware stewardship and best-practice service solutions to help clients optimise output and return.

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