Brian Oldham joined Rio Tinto in 2001 to assist with the establishment of shared services. Brian then led the Information Systems & Technology shared services team in Salt Lake City through 2006 before being appointed to lead Global Infrastructure in the company’s newly created Corporate IS&T group. From 2007 until 2013, Brian oversaw IS&T support to a global programme of acquisitions and divestments. He was then appointed VP Operations in the IS&T group to lead all aspects of IT operational service delivery, including network, infrastructure, service desk, site support and application support.
In November 2015, Brian was appointed VP Industrial & Operational Technology in the IS&T Group to focus on the IT/OT convergence within Rio Tinto, as well as delivery of major I&OT projects and delivery of services at the operation to support industrial systems. In October of 2018, Brian was appointed Chief Advisor IS&T Americas & EMEA.