Ngaire Woods, Rio Tinto board

Ngaire Woods CBE

Independent Non-Executive Director


September 2020

Committee Membership

Remuneration Committee; Nominations Committee; Sustainability Committee

Skills & Experience

Ngaire is the founding Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, Professor of Global Economic Governance and the Founder and Director of the Global Economic Governance Programme at Oxford University. As a recognised expert in public policy, international development and governance, she has served as an adviser to the African Development Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the Center for Global Development, the International Monetary Fund and the European Union.

External appointments (current and recent)

Board member of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Education Foundation and Trustee of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Van Leer Foundation, and is a member of the Conseil d'administration of the Institut National Du Service Public, trustee of Rhodes Trust from 2009-2020.