Derek Riehm joins our Mining and Minerals team

We are excited to announce that Derek Riehm has joined SLR as a Principal Consultant leading Environmental Advisory Services in the Mining and Minerals team.

Derek brings 30 years of experience as a senior, bilingual mining industry executive in consulting, operating and corporate environments with exposure to projects worldwide in a diverse range of environmental, social and regulatory settings. Derek has expertise in environment, social and governance (ESG) and has managed the design and implementation of multiple Health, Safety, Environment & Community (HSEC) management systems. He has provided strategic oversight and management support on environmental permitting processes, sustainability reporting, due diligence assessments, auditing, reclamation and closure planning.

Previously, Derek has worked in corporate roles at Teck Corporation, Barrick Gold and Lundin Mining with operations and development projects around the globe.

Derek is excited about his role at SLR, stating “It’s a pleasure to join the SLR team. I look forward to helping grow our business in providing services to the mining industry worldwide.”

“Derek brings a wealth of experience from the boardroom, underscoring his years of experience throughout the Americas and globally. We are really pleased to have Derek join our team and add strength to and drive growth in our Environmental Advisory Services with a focus on ESG in sector” noted Dave Walker, Global Mining & Minerals Lead

SLR provides independent, client-focused advisor, environmental and engineering solutions for power, infrastructure, oil & gas, mining, industry, built environment, and other sectors. Throughout the entire project lifecycle, from planning to decommissioning, SLR assists our clients by identifying and implementing cost- and time-effective strategies that reduce risk and enhance project success. We do this through our network of over 1,600 experienced staff in more than 90 offices across Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and Africa.

To discuss how Derek and the SLR team can help with the success of your next project, please contact