Mark Cutifani FREng

Group CEO, Anglo American plc

Mark Cutifani is the most experienced engineering CEO in the top five global mining companies. He has 37 years’ experience across some 30 commodities and has mined on six continents.

As CEO of Anglo American, he has transformed the company’s engineering approach, modern mine planning and new business process methods. The ensuing benefits within his first year in the role have materialised significantly.

He recruited new engineering leaders to bring about major change and re-aligned job roles, setting bold targets that insist that responsibility, authority and accountability are interrelated.