Fritz Venter is Senior Vice President & General Manager, North America, for SNC-Lavalin’s Mining & Metallurgy sector. In this role, Fritz manages SNC-Lavalin’s mining operations for all offices in North America, including the Sulphur & Emissions Solutions, Sustaining Capital and Consulting Management practices. Prior to joining SNC-Lavalin, Fritz held various senior leader positions in global engineering and construction companies, in the sectors of mining and metallurgy, petrochemicals, oil and gas and several other industries. With over thirty years of experience, he is experienced in operational management, projects of all sizes and phases, project management, project services, engineering management, and engineering. Other experience includes business development, contract negotiations, workshare, and high value engineering. His vast experience makes him a trusted partner and leader, with a clear vision and understanding of a changing mining industry. Fritz holds a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering and Masters Degree in Project Management.