Christopher de Waas manages legal technology and digital transformation initiatives at Rio Tinto. He has over 20 years’ experience with technology, including over 10 years in a consulting capacity. Previously, he worked as Senior Manager (Strategy and Operations) at Westpac, one of Australia’s largest banks, and as Manager, Legal Transformation at Gilbert + Tobin, one of Australia’s leading law firms for technology and innovation. Christopher has previously worked in other strategy and consulting roles in relation to legal operations, technology, and automation. He has also previously worked at an Australian tech start-up, and as a lawyer (both private practice and in-house).