Kellie Parker

Chief Executive Australia
Rio Tinto

Prior to being appointed Chief Executive, Australia in 2021, Kellie was Managing Director, Pacific Operations, Aluminium. She joined Rio Tinto in 2001 and has held a number of safety, operational and leadership roles across both the Iron Ore and Aluminium businesses. Kellie represents Rio Tinto’s Australian interests with all stakeholders and brings her operational experience and community values to listen, respond and set the direction for the business. Kellie also leads our Health, Safety, Environment & Security (HSES) and Communities & Social Performance (CSP) areas of expertise. She has a people-centric approach, with a strong commercial background and is an advocate for Indigenous Australians.