John Hamilton

John Hamilton

Director, Social and Economic Consultant


  • Masters of Social Science with Distinction, RMIT. 2014
  • Grad. Cert. Applied Finance and Investment (Kaplan), 2008
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons) and Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne, 1998
  • Certificate in Public Participation (IAP2), 2008
  • Mining Investment Analysis (Kaplan), 2008

Career Summary

I have 22 years' experience in undertaking social and economic impact assessment, stakeholder engagement and community consultation, resettlement and social programs, government policy development and program evaluation and monitoring. I also have strong experience in project management, including projects involving multiple simultaneous tasks, tight timelines, divergent stakeholder demands and multi-disciplinary teams.

Combining a social science, economics and science background, I bring a range of technical knowledge and practical experience to addressing a variety of challenges in the mining, oil and gas, hydropower, government, agriculture, water, environment and sectors.

I am a member of the International Association of Impact Assessment.

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Partnering and Collaboration

Hamilton SierraCon partners and collaborates with trusted consulting firms from around Australia, Asia and the Pacific and other regions to form multi-disciplinary project teams and to provide a range of locally appropriate services. Consulting partners and collaborators have included: Cardno, ERIAS Group, Intersocial Consulting, Rhelm Consultancy, Social Ej Philippines, Steyn Reddy Associates, and a range of other capable individual consultants.