Simon Trott

Chief Executive, Iron Ore

Simon Trott, executive team

Chief Executive, Iron Ore

Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive, Iron Ore in 2021, Simon was Chief Commercial Officer from 2018, responsible for our global sales and marketing, procurement, marine and logistics. Since joining in 2000, he has held a variety of operating, commercial and business development roles across a number of commodities. 

Under Simon’s leadership, the Commercial team continued to enhance customer experiences, in part by using new technology and digitisation to simplify interactions; the team has also launched initiatives to allow the business to respond more quickly to changing market conditions. 

Simon knows Western Australia well and has a deep understanding of the iron ore market and our customers globally. He is committed to leading Iron Ore safely to its next phase, with a strong focus on rebuilding trust with our communities and Traditional Owners.

Simon has been with our company for nearly two decades, holding a variety of commercial, operating and business development roles across a number of commodities. He has a graduate diploma in Finance & Investment (FINSIA) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.