Vice President Global EHS, BA SMRT Head of EHS, Sandvik Group
Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology (SMRT) is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. The offering covers rock drilling & exploration, underground drilling, rock cutting, rock crushing & screening, loading and hauling and mechanical cutting. SMRT has a global presence, operating in more than 40 countries worldwide, it is one of 3 Business Areas that make up the parent company, Sandvik AB.
Stuart Evans has been in the role of Vice President Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) for SMRT for 11 years. In summary, this role supports the Management Team in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the EHS Culture and Management Systems. He also leads the Sandvik Group EHS function – this role aims to harmonise the EHS activities across the group and support the Group Executive Management team.
Stuart Evans has a Bachelor of Science (Physics) degree and a Post Graduate degree in Occupational Hygiene. He is based in Perth, Australia.
Prior to working with Sandvik, Stuart Evans worked in the health and safety and (more recently) environmental areas of the mining, oil & gas and nuclear industries for 25 years. He has had roles with a number of organisations in government and industry as well as a period in a consultancy business.