John McCartney

John McCartney

John McCartney

Company: Barrick Gold

Job title: Vice President Water Management


John McCartney is a geologist, engineering geologist, and hydrogeologist by profession.  He has a BSc. in Geology and Chemistry, a Diploma in Engineering Geology, and a MSc. in Hydrogeology.  John’s educational background includes: Victoria University (New Zealand), University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Curtin University (Australia), University of Technology Sydney (Australia), and Stanford University (USA). He has over 25 years of professional experience and is currently Vice President of Water Management at Barrick Gold Corporation.  John´s early career focused initially on hydrology in New Zealand and then on to mining geology in Australia.  In 1995, he moved to South America and worked throughout the region as a water resources consultant before taking the global role with Barrick.


PANEL SESSION: Quantifying and Qualifying the Intrinsic Value of Water 12:10 pm

What is the business value of investing in a water strategy and innovative technology? How to create tangential value of water using metrics that the entire company understands Which data and metrics should be used to quantify the value of water?Read more

day: 10 April 2019