Sandeep Biswas was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 4 July 2014. He joined Newcrest Mining in January 2014, as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.
Skills, experience and expertise
Mr Biswas was previously Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Aluminium, a wholly owned subsidiary within the Rio Tinto group, which incorporated the bauxite, alumina, refining and smelting operations in Australia and New Zealand. He began his career with Mount Isa Mines, working in both Australia and Europe. Mr Biswas has also worked for Western Mining in Australia and Rio Tinto in Canada and Australia. He has experience in research, operations, business development and projects, across commodities including aluminium, copper, lead, zinc and nickel.
Other Current Directorships / Appointments
- Vice Chairman of Minerals Council of Australia
- Director of the World Gold Council (from 2017)
- Member of ICMM Council
Sandeep Biswas will be presenting on: Aligning business growth opportunities with sustainable practices across the industry – top three considerations of CEOs today. Click here to download the programme.