Ngaire Woods CBE

Independent Non-Executive Director BA/LLB, DPhil

Ngaire Woods, Rio Tinto board
Ngaire Woods CBE


September 2020

Committee membership

Nominations Committee; Sustainability Committee

Skills and experience

Ngaire is the founding Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, Professor of Global Economic Governance and the Founder 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.

Current external appointments

Vice-Chair of the Governing Council of the Alfred Landecker Foundation and Council member of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Board member of the Schwarzman Education Foundation, and Member of the Conseil d’administration of L’Institut national du service public.