Guy Elliott MA (Oxon), MBA (INSEAD), age 53
Appointment and election: Finance director of Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited since 2002. Guy was last re-elected by shareholders in 2007.
Skills and experience: Guy joined the Group in 1980 after gaining an MBA having previously been in investment banking. He has subsequently held a variety of commercial and management positions, including head of Business Evaluation and president of Rio Tinto Brasil.
External appointments (current and recent):
Non executive director of Cadbury plc since July 2007 and Chairman of its Audit committee since March 2008 and its Senior Independent Director since July 2008.