Lewis Utting has over 15 years of experience in the water treatment, mining and chemical industries.
Mr Utting began his career in 2001 with Buckman Laboratories, moving to Hercules Chemicals, then in 2005 to Ciba specifically to work in the water treatment and mining sector. Ciba was acquired by BASF in 2008 and Mr Utting was global project manager and global business development manager for the BASF mining solutions business. He negotiated licence agreements, take-or-pay arrangements, technology divestment, and commissioned research with both consulting firms and academia in support of new technology development.
Mr Utting has authored and co-authored several technical papers, and holds a patent application in the area of tailings (mining waste) disposal.