Currently Rio Tintos General Manager for Community, Communications and External Relations, Copper, Andrew MacLeod is a highly accomplished leader who has led multi-faceted teams in difficult and diverse circumstances in Africa, Asia Europe and Australia. He has a detailed knowledge of the interface between business, politics, the community and the not for profit sector having worked at the both elite and grass roots levels. He has worked both in field operations and in global headquarters offices.
Andrew is a member of the United Nations Expert Group on Responsible Business and Investment in High-Risk Areas. He is a patron of Swags for the Homeless, is an Ambassador for the Victorian Youth Mentoring Alliance, is a powerful speaker and forceful writer. Andrew was Foundation Chair of the United Nations Global Compact Principles for Social Investment. He is an Australian/British dual national.