Dominic Barton, Rio Tinto board

Dominic Barton BMM


BA (Hons), M.Phil


April 2022 (board); May 2022 (Chairman).

Committee Membership

Nominations Committee (Chairman); Chairman's Committee (Chairman); Sustainability Committee; Remuneration Committee

Skills & experience

Dominic spent over 30 years at McKinsey & Company, including nine years as the Global Managing Partner. Most recently, he served as Canada’s Ambassador to China. Dominic brings a wealth of global business experience, as well as a deep insight of geopolitics, corporate sustainability and governance. Dominic was previously Chair of Teck Resources, from 2018 to 2019, and, in 2019, served as a Non-Executive Director at Singtel Group and Investor AB.

External appointments (current & recent)

Chairman of LeapFrog Investments and Chancellor of the University of Waterloo.