Sinead Kaufman

Sinead Kaufman

Chief Executive, Minerals Rio Tinto

In March 2021, Sinead Kaufman was appointed Chief Executive, Minerals. In this role, Sinead has accountability for the minerals product group which comprises high grade iron ore from our Iron Ore Company of Canada operation, titanium dioxide from our Rio Tinto Fer et Titane (Canada), Richards Bay Minerals (South Africa) and QIT Madagascar Minerals (Madagascar) operations, borates and lithium from our Boron (California) operation, the Jadar project in Serbia, and diamonds from our Diavik Diamond Mines operation in Canada. Sinead brings to her current role strong operational expertise and asset leadership combined with a track record and commitment to sustainability and empowerment, advancing a culture of diversity and inclusion in the mining industry.

Sinead first joined Rio Tinto as a geologist in the United Kingdom in 1997 and has since gained international mining experience across a range of commodities including copper, aluminium, bauxite, diamonds, coal, salt, uranium and iron ore in both underground and open pit environments.

Sinead holds a Masters in Mineral Exploration from the University of Leicester and a Degree in Applied Geology with Honours from the University of Birmingham and has attended the Advanced Management Program at Insead through a Chief Executive Women scholarship


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Monday 09/05/2022

From 11:00 To 11:20

05/09/2022 11:00 05/09/2022 11:20 Collaborating for our people and our planet Stage A

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"Collaborating for our people and our planet"

Sinead Kaufman
Time and date

Monday 09/05/2022

From 11:00 To 11:20

05/09/2022 11:00 05/09/2022 11:20 Collaborating for our people and our planet Stage A
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