Kristina Ringwood

We have a talented team of problem solvers who are delivery and results oriented, accountable, partnership-oriented, innovative, enterprising and committed to clients’ needs.

Our skills include: risk and crisis management and communication, community and stakeholder engagement, change management, proactive issues management, sustainability, biodiversity, corporate responsibility, futures analysis, psychology, sociology, media and human rights.

We’ve worked in many fields including: banking, mining, energy, pharmaceuticals, media, agriculture and aquaculture, international relations, government and NGOs.

Kristina Ringwood


Kristina has worked as a geologist, sustainability and environmental manager in operational and corporate roles with major mining companies such as Rio Tinto in Australia and internationally. She has worked at an international level with the leadership organisation World Business Council for Sustainable Development; as a Partner in a global consulting firm working with mining, oil and gas and other sectors; and as chair of major industry environmental, sustainability and water stewardship groups. She recently chaired the industry advisory board for the Center for Water in the Minerals Industry. She was also invited by the Federal Government to chair the committee to update the government-industry leading practice water management handbook.

Her high-level experience includes developing and implementing Rio Tinto’s global water strategy to position the company as a responsible water manager. She also developed a global water risk service and built a broader portfolio for an international consulting firm. As well as developing water and sustainability strategies, Kristina works with companies to ensure long-term credible positioning on environmental and stakeholder engagement.

At Futureye she brings more than two decades of experience to help organisations manage sustainability risks, capture opportunities and build value for their company. Kristina helps organisations understand and mitigate risks and outrage surrounding the challenges of social licence to operate. She provides practical strategies that result in a step change in company performance, directly adding value to the bottom line while building a credible social licence.