Amelia Briel is the Manager for the Environmental Section of Knight Piésold South Africa and is based in the Sandton office. She has 16 years of experience in environmental management within the mining and water infrastructure industries. She is a registered Professional Natural Scientist.
During her time working for a government agency responsible for regulatory approvals, she was involved in large-scale as well as small-scale mining authorisations, environmental impact assessments, closure applications, and performance audits.
Amelia manages the Environmental Section and oversees all projects at a strategic level. She specialises in large-scale environmental and social impact assessments, stakeholder consultation, feasibility studies, mine closure plans, environmental monitoring, and compliance. Amelia has experience in various African countries in terms of delivering regulatory approvals in line with local requirements, but also delivering projects to international best practice standards.