The Philippine Mining Club is proud to present for Friday November 16th Mr. Rob Knott, Chairman of GHD Group Pty Ltd.
Rob Knott is Chairman of GHD, a company that is well known to the Philippine mining community, having been in the business since 2000. GHD’s clients are among the country’s top mining companies and have been integral in their efforts to demonstrate that responsible mining is alive and well in the Philippines.
Founded in 1928, GHD is celebrating 90 years of creating lasting benefit for communities around the world. Renowned as a leader in engineering, architecture, environmental, advisory and construction services, GHD employs almost 10,000 people in more than 200 offices globally.
GHD has offices in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, the Middle East, the U.K., China, Fiji, Chile and 2 offices in the Philippines: one in Makati (as we know) and a branch in Cebu. The Philippine Operating Centre employs more than 500 staff and expect more growth, hence are opening a third office in Quezon City.
Rob has more than 30 years’ experience in the design and project management of major water and transport infrastructure, defence, telecommunications, and property and buildings projects.
Prior to becoming Chairman, Rob led the company’s operations in Asia Pacific, spanning the Philippines, New Zealand, Chile and China. During this time, Rob visited the Philippines almost every quarter and of course was involved in key decisions regarding high risk projects.
Rob has played a leading role in more than 20 successful mergers, which have diversified the company’s operations across US, Canada, Asia Pacific and the UK.
Most recently, Rob has been named Honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia, the highest grade of membership awarded for outstanding achievement and limited to 200 living members.
GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. We provide engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients.
Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate. We are guided by our workplace health, safety, quality and environmental management systems, which are certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance to the relevant international standards (ISO and OHSAS).
“The Philippine Mining Club” is proudly affiliated with the globally-recognized Melbourne Mining Club and is a member of the Philippine Mining & Exploration Association.
Your networking starts 11.00, seated at noon, finished 2.30 approx.
Venue: I’M Hotel (Cnr Makati Ave & Kalayaan Ave Makati City)
Registration: Starts 11.00 am
Ticket Cost: Php 1,650 pre paid before event date OR Php 2,000 at the door.
(Includes 2 course Lunch & drinks).
Bookings not cancelled 3 days before the event will be billed in full.