Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
BEng (Chem) (Hons), FAusIMM
Sandeep was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 4 July 2014. He joined Newcrest in January 2014, as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.
Skills, experience and expertise
Sandeep 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. Sandeep 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 the Minerals Council of Australia
Director of the World Gold Council (from 2017)
Member of ICMM Council