Chris Twigge-Molecey


CIM Fellowship


CIM Distinguished Service Medal


Vale Medal for Meritorious Contributions to Mining


CIM Distinguished Lecturers

Past President of CIM (2010-2011)

Chris Twigge-Molecey came from the UK to complete a Ph.D. in fluid mechanics at the University of Toronto. On graduation he joined Hatch where he has worked for 49 years.

For the initial 25 years he worked in technical studies, R&D programs and design and commissioning of major metallurgical facilities. He then started up Hatch in Russia, Chile, Peru, grew China operations and was responsible for development, global marketing and sales of Hatch technologies.

He became a Global Managing Director and board member responsible for China, Sustainability and Knowledge Management.

He is Past President of both CIM and MetSoc, a board member of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, a recipient of the AIME Mineral Economics Award, a past director of the Canada-China Business Council, Canadian Mining Innovation Council and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

He served on Federal Government advisory boards and has over 80 publications and six patents.