Chris de Vries
Deloitte Technical Mining Advisory
Chris de Vries is Managing Director of minerals corporate advisory division, Deloitte Technical Mining Advisory. He is a qualified CA(SA) and competent mineral asset valuator, having served as an associate director at Deloitte’s Corporate Finance division in Johannesburg.
Chris has 10+ years’ experience in conducting due diligence reviews, valuations, impairment reviews, business plan validation and corporate advisory assignments in the minerals industry. His experience includes a wide range of mining transactions, IPO projects and corporate recovery projects covering commodities such as coal, gold, platinum, nickel, chrome, uranium, copper and industrial minerals. This included operational, development and exploration assets as well as tailings retreatment operations and assets under care-and-maintenance.
Chris joined Deloitte’s audit practice in 2002 and served as audit manager in the Deloitte London office for 3 years. While in London, Chris was the group audit manager on a FTSE 250 company with operations in 30+ countries.
In 2008, Chris joined Deloitte’s Corporate Finance division in Johannesburg and since then he has worked on a wide range of buy-side and sell-side due diligence assignments, independent business reviews and IPO projects. While at Corporate Finance, Chris led the Deloitte South Africa Mining Transaction Services team.
Chris joined Deloitte Technical Mining Advisory in November 2014 focussing on mineral asset valuations, fair and reasonable opinions, due diligences, impairment reviews and strategic advisory to mining companies, banks and investors.