Kristin Pouw

Kristin Pouw

Company: Newmont

Job title: Global Environmental Director


Kristin Pouw is Global Environmental Director within Newmont’s Corporate Sustainability and External Relations team. 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 stockpile.

Kristin is a professional engineer based in Toronto and prior to joining Newmont in 2021 she gained over 13 years of consulting experience working 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 and a Masters of Engineering and Public Policy from McMaster University.


Reflecting a year on from the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management 12:05 pm

Uncovering how the global tailings standards have been embraced by mining. To what extent have companies applied these standards and changed their practices? How has the guidance encouraged a broader more holistic view of water management? How do the new standards help forge stronger community outreach and engagement?Read more

day: 27 April 2022