Andrew Harding

Andrew Harding
  • Chief Executive, Iron Ore, Rio Tinto, Australia

Bachelor's in Mining Engineering, New South Wales; MBA, Deakin University. With Rio Tinto: former Chief Executive, Copper product group, with accountability for Kennecott Utah Copper and the world-class Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia; currently, Chief Executive, Iron Ore product group, which had 2012 net earnings of more than US$ 9 billion and is building Australia's largest integrated mining project, costing US$ 20 billion; concurrently, Rio Tinto ExCo responsibility for China, Japan and Korea. Henry Crown Fellow, Aspen Institute (2012). Expertise/interests: committed to addressing challenges faced by local communities and society more broadly.