Chris Antrobus is a land access and resettlement expert based in South Africa, with over 40 years of professional experience. He started his career working in the development and agribusiness fields. During this time, he was a Director of Loxton Venn and Associates, which consulted to the agribusiness, rural development and environmental fields, and then a Principal of Golder Associates, which consulted in the environmental, social and engineering fields.
For the past 20 years, Chris has specialized in land access and resettlement. During this time, he has led many projects in numerous countries, providing oversight, strategic direction, and hands-on project management, as well as a variety of technical inputs. He has a particular interest and expertise in managing complicated resettlement and livelihood restoration programs and meeting the standards of international financiers. In addition, he has contributed to numerous social impact and risk assessments, as well as social audits.
Much of Chris’s experience has been gained in the mining and oil and gas sectors. Based in South Africa, Chris has wide experience in close to 20 additional countries throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia. He has an MBA from the University of Potchefstroom, and a BA in Economics and Agricultural Economics from Rhodes University.