Sinead Kaufman
Sinead Kaufman
Chief Executive, Minerals, Rio Tinto

Sinead became Chief Executive, Minerals in March 2021.

Since Sinead joined Rio Tinto in 1997 as a geologist, she has held senior leadership and operational roles across Aluminium, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals, and Iron Ore. She joined the Executive Committee in early 2021.

Sinead brings strong operational expertise combined with a track record of delivering future-focused sustainability outcomes. Sinead has led the Minerals business to play a central role in driving growth, for example, through the acquisition of the Rincon Lithium Project in Argentina, which supports our battery materials strategy. She is also playing a leading role in many sustainability initiatives to help us reach our decarbonisation ambition.

Upcoming Sessions

Add to Calendar 2024-05-15 09:15:00 Europe's Leading Raw Materials Event: Critical Raw Materials Act – Policy Meets Industry This high-level panel brings together policymakers, industry leaders, banking professionals, and investors for an open discussion on Europe’s investment attractiveness, focussing on the expected impact of the CRMA.Discussions will also cover the key role that the European Raw Materials Alliance can play in supporting the EU’s strategic investment pipeline to help Europe reach its net zero targets. Rue Bara straat 1751070, Brussels, Belgium, The Egg Conference Centre, Auditorium RAW MATERIALS Europe/Brussels public
Critical Raw Materials Act – Policy Meets Industry
Moderated by
David Rose
Member of the European Parliament
CEO and Managing Director, EIT RawMaterials
+2 speaker
Director General, European Commission
Rio Tinto