222nd Event - 1st June 2017
Sandeep Biswas, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Newcrest Mining
Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and one of the world’s largest gold mining companies. Their asset portfolio includes operating mines that use a variety of efficient mining methods for large ore bodies, together with selective underground mining methods to optimise high-grade epithermal deposits. Newcrest’s mines are located in Australia, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Indonesia, and in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa.
Mr Biswas was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 4 July 2014. He joined Newcrest in January 2014, as Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr Biswas was previously Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Aluminium, a wholly owned subsidiary within the Rio Tinto group, which incorporated the bauxite, alumina, refining and smelting operations in Australia and New Zealand. He began his career with Mount Isa Mines, working in both Australia and Europe. Mr Biswas has also worked for Western Mining in Australia and Rio Tinto in Canada and Australia. He has experience in research, operations, business development and projects, across commodities including aluminium, copper, lead, zinc and nickel.
The Sydney Mining Club's home
The Sydney Mining Club luncheons are held at the Ivy Ballroom, level 1, Ivy, off 320-330 George Street.
Turn into Palings Lane (between glasses and pyjamas shops) and walk to the end then turn left at the bakery into the Ivy.