CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Previously, Sam was Executive Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning at Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. In that role he was responsible for securing the agreement to develop the Oyu Tolgoi copper / gold mine in Mongolia, as well as managing Ivanhoes other global business development opportunities. He has previously been a director of Ivanhoe Australia Limited and Oyu Tolgoi LLC. Prior to Ivanhoe, Sam worked for over a decade in a variety of roles in the Rio Tinto Group, covering project generation and evaluation, business development and capital market transactions.
Sam is a graduate in law and economics from Melbourne University and has an MBA from Melbourne Business School.