China Development Research Foundation   |  APP Download   |   中文   |   Register   |   Login
Time:March 24-26, 2018
Beijing Diaoyutai State Guesthouse
Sponsor:Development Research Center of the State Council
Organiser:China Development Research Foundation
CDF WeChat
CDRF Weibo
Chinese Delegates International Delegates Participating Organisations

Back International Delegates List>

Jean-Sébastien Jacques

CEO, Rio Tinto plc Business Circle

Jean-Sébastien Jacques was appointed Rio Tinto chief executive on 2 July 2016. He is also a director on the Rio Tinto board.

Jean-Sébastien was born in France in 1971. He joined Rio Tinto in October 2011 as the president, International Operations for the Copper group, where he managed interests in the Palabora Mining Company in South Africa, Northparkes Mines in Australia, Kennecott Eagle Minerals in Michigan, Pebble Mine in Alaska and Sulawesi in Indonesia. He also had responsibility for two growth projects, Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia and Resolution in the USA. Till October 2016, he also served as the Chairman of ICA.

Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Jean-Sébastien spent more than 15 years working in various roles across Europe, South East Asia, India and the US. He served as group director, Strategy for Tata Steel Group from 2007 to 2011.

As Chief Executive of the company, he now serves as the ExCo Sponsor for Rio Tinto China Operations.

Jean-Sébastien lives in London with his family and holds a Master of Science from École Centrale Paris.