Dominic Barton BBM

Chair, BA (Hons), MPhil

Dominic Barton, Rio Tinto board
Dominic Barton BBM


April 2022 (Board); May 2022 (Chair)

Committee membership

People & Remuneration Committee, Nominations Committee (Chair), Sustainability Committee

Skills and experience

Dominic spent over 30 years at McKinsey & Company, including nine years as the Global Managing Partner, and has also held a broad range of public sector leadership positions. He has served as Canada’s Ambassador to China, Chair of Canada’s Advisory Council for Economic Growth, and Chair of the International Advisory Committee to the President of South Korea on National Future and Vision. Dominic brings a wealth of global business experience, including deep insight of geopolitics, corporate sustainability and governance. His business acumen and public sector experience position him to provide balanced guidance to Rio Tinto’s leadership team. Dominic believes in the competitive advantage of putting people at the heart of strategy and the role culture change will play in Rio Tinto’s future success.

Current external appointments

Chair of LeapFrog Investments.