Full Name
Kristin Pouw
Job Title
Head, Water & Waste, Global
Speaker Biography
Kristin is the Global Environmental Director in the Corporate Sustainability & External Relationship Team at Newmont Mining Corporation, headquartered in Denver, Colorado. In her role, she is responsible for providing subject matter expertise and promoting alignment with standards/strategies and targets to support environmental management and performance within her focus areas of water, tailings storage facilities and heap leach facilities, and waste rock and ore stockpiles.

Kristin is a professional engineer and prior to joining Newmont in 2021 she worked  in multi-disciplinary teams to prepare water balance models and develop water management plans, review water quality data, and design and optimize water treatment processes for the mining and metals sector. Kristin holds a Bachelors of Chemical Engineering and Biosciences, a Masters of Engineering and Public Policy from McMaster University, and a Water Without Borders diploma from United Nations University – Institute for Water Environment and Health.
Kristin Pouw