Chris King-Sidney

President, Global Consulting

Chris leads Ausenco's Consulting business globally and has extensive consulting experience in the infrastructure, energy, and resources sectors.

Chris joined Ausenco in 2017 and leads the Consulting business for Ausenco globally, based in Vancouver. Chris has extensive consulting experience in the infrastructure, energy, and resources sectors. He is passionate about driving the adoption of digital solutions in the delivery and operations of complex, capital-intensive projects.

Before joining Ausenco Chris was Executive Director at Advisian (the consulting division of the WorleyParsons Group), where he was responsible for building and leading its Asia operations. Prior to this Chris spent six years at McKinsey & Company where he was a core leader of the firm’s Corporate Finance and Infrastructure practices.

Chris has global experience across North and South America, Asia, the Middle East, and Australia, where he has advised private and public sector clients on business unit/portfolio growth strategy, financing and bankability, due diligence, and risk management. Although a US citizen, Chris has spent most of his life outside the US - most notably in Germany, Spain, Japan, the UK, South Korea, Brazil and China. He is fluent in English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese and conversational in three other languages.

Chris holds a BA from Georgetown University, an MBA from The Wharton School, and a Masters in International Affairs from the Joseph H Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Country experience:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • USA
  • Vietnam.
Areas of expertise
Industrial
Environment & Sustainability
  • Construction Support Services
  • Environment & Social Sciences
  • Geotechnical
  • Site Remediation
  • Water Resources
  • Hemmera
Infrastructure
  • Basic Engineering
  • Defence
  • Energy Studies
  • Facility Assessments
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Port Authorities
  • Seismic Studies
  • Site Planning & Development
  • Storm Water Management
Process Facilities
  • Basic Engineering
  • Chemical
  • Cogeneration
  • Conceptual Plant Design
  • Energy Studies
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Food & Beverage
  • General Manufacturing
  • Plant Services
  • Process Selection
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Site Selection & Master Planning
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Marine Structures & Breakwaters
  • Bulk & Marine Terminal Design
  • Construction Management
  • Rail & Intermodal
  • Simulation & Optimisation
  • Transportation & Shipping Studies
Asset Management & Optimisation
Minerals & Metals
Environment & Sustainability
  • Construction Support Services
  • Environment & Social Sciences
  • Geotechnical
  • Heap Leach
  • Mine Closure & Remediation
  • Tailings Dams
  • Water Resources
  • Hemmera
Mining Consulting
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Mine Project Evaluation
  • Production Optimisation
  • Resources & Exploration
Pipelines
  • Asset Integrity
  • Basic & Detailed Engineering
  • Feasibility Studies & Concept Design
  • Gas Pipelines
  • Operations Control Systems
  • Slurry Pipelines
  • Start-up & Commissioning
  • Tailings Pipelines
  • Water Pipelines
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Marine Structures & Breakwaters
  • Bulk Terminal Design
  • Design & Construction
  • Simulation & Optimisation
  • Transportation & Shipping Studies
Oil & Gas
Asset Management & Optimisation
  • Asset Integrity
  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Operational Readiness
  • Operations Improvement
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Training
Downstream Consulting
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Plant Operations & Debottlenecking
  • Reliability Engineering
Environment & Sustainability
  • Construction Support Services
  • Environment & Social Sciences
  • Geotechnical
  • Site Remediation
  • Water Resources
  • Hemmera
Midstream Consulting
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Plant Operations & Debottlenecking
  • Reliability Engineering
  • SAGD Well Pads
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Construction Management
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Program Management
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
  • Marine Structures & Breakwaters
  • Design & Construction
  • Marine Terminal & Shipping Studies
  • Offshore Structures
  • Ports Master Planning
  • Simulation & Optimisation
  • Tank Farms
Upstream Consulting
  • Arctic Engineering
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Oil Sands
  • Plant Operations & Debottlenecking
  • Reliability Engineering
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