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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jan du Plessis

62 2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Jean-Sebastien Jacques

44 2016 Deputy Chief Executive, Director

Christopher Lynch

62 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Alfredo Antonio Barrios Prieto

50 2014 Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Aluminium

Alan Davies

45 2012 Chief Executive - Diamonds & Minerals

Andrew Harding

49 2013 Chief Executive - Iron Ore

Hugo Bague

55 2009 Group Executive - Organisational Resources

Gregory Lilleyman

49 2014 Group Executive - Technology & Innovation

Debra Valentine

62 2009 Group Executive - Legal, External & Regulatory Affairs

Eleanor Evans

49 2013 Company Secretary

Tim Paine

51 2013 Company Secretary

Anne Lauvergeon

56 2014 Non-Executive Director

Simon Thompson

57 2014 Non-Executive Director

John Varley

60 2011 Non-Executive Director

Robert Brown

71 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Megan Clark

57 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ann Godbehere

61 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael L'Estrange

63 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Tellier

76 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Ovington

2014 Investor Relations executive

Biographies

Name Description

Jan du Plessis

Mr. Jan P. du Plessis, BCom, LLB, CA(SA), is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Rio Tinto plc. He is Director of Rio Tinto since 2008. Jan was appointed chairman in 2009. He is the chairman of the Nominations Committee. Skills and experience: Jan, a South African and British citizen, became group finance director of Compagnie Financière Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods group, in 1988. In 2004, he was appointed chairman of British American Tobacco plc, a position which he held until 2009. Non-executive director and senior independent Non-executive director of Marks and Spencer Group plc from 2008 and 2012 respectively until March 2015.

Jean-Sebastien Jacques

Mr. Jean-Sebastien Jacques, MSc, is the Deputy Chief Executive, Director of Rio Tinto PLC. He was appointed chief executive, Copper & Coal in February 2015, having previously been chief executive, Copper since 2013. He joined Rio Tinto in 2011 as president, International Operations – Copper, where he led a senior team and oversaw Rio Tinto’s interests in the Palabora Mining Company in South Africa, Northparkes Mines in Australia, Kennecott Eagle Minerals, the Pebble Mine in the US and Sulawesi in Indonesia. Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Jean-Sébastien spent more than 15 years working across Europe, South East Asia, India and the US in operational and strategy roles in the aluminium, bauxite and steel industries. He served as group director, Strategy and was on the executive committee at Tata Steel Group from 2007 to 2011. Jean-Sébastien was appointed chairman of the International Copper Association in October 2014, having served as vice chairman since 2013. He was a director of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd during 2013, a director of Bougainville Copper Limited from 2012 until 2013, and a director of Palabora Mining Company Limited from 2011 until 2013.

Christopher Lynch

Mr. Christopher James Lynch, BComm, MBA, is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Rio Tinto Plc. He is an Australian citizen, has nearly 30 years’ experience in the mining and metals industry. He was chief executive officer of the Transurban Group, an international toll road developer and manager with interests in Australia and North America, until 2012. His career has included seven years at BHP Billiton, where he was chief financial officer and then executive director and group president – Carbon Steel Materials. Prior to this, Chris spent 20 years with Alcoa Inc. where he was vice president and chief information officer based in Pittsburgh, and chief financial officer Alcoa Europe in Switzerland. He was also managing director of KAAL Australia Limited, a joint venture company formed by Alcoa and Kobe Steel. External appointments (current and recent): Chief executive officer of the Transurban Group Limited from 2008 until 2012, commissioner of the Australian Football League from 2008 until 2014.

Alfredo Antonio Barrios Prieto

Mr. Alfredo Antonio Barrios Prieto has been appointed as Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Aluminium of Rio Tinto Ltd., with effect from 1 June 2014. He joined Rio Tinto after a wide-ranging career in leadership positions with BP plc. His most recent role was executive director and executive vice president Downstream at TNK-BP, based in Moscow, where he was directly responsible for the refining, trading, supply, logistics, and marketing businesses. Alfredo has held board positions in a number of companies, including CLH (Spain) from 2007 to 2011 where he was chairman of the Audit Committee, and OAO NGK Slavneft (Russia) from 2012 until 2013. He was president of the Spanish National Oil Industry Association (AOP) from 2009 until 2011.

Alan Davies

Mr. Alan Davies BBus (Acctcy) LLB, LLM, FCA, is Chief Executive - Diamonds & Minerals of Rio Tinto Plc. Since 2012. He joined the Group in 1997 and has held management positions in Australia, London and the US for the Iron Ore and Energy businesses. Prior to his current role, Alan was president, international operations for Rio Tinto’s Iron Ore business with global accountability for operations and projects in Canada, India and Guinea, and was also previously chief financial officer of the Iron Ore business. Alan assumed responsibility for the Uranium business in February 2015. Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He was a director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia from 2010 to 2012. In 2015, Alan was appointed to the Rolls Royce Holdings plc board of directors as an independent, nonexecutive director, and a member of the audit and nominations and governance committees.

Andrew Harding

Mr. Andrew Harding, BEng (Mining Engineering), MBA., is Chief Executive - Iron Ore of Rio Tinto Plc. He was appointed chief executive, Iron Ore in 2013. Prior to his current role, Andrew spent three years as chief executive, Copper, where he was responsible for a range of mines and projects including the development of the world-class Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia. Andrew joined Rio Tinto in 1992 and spent seven years in Iron Ore. He has also held a range of positions in Technology & Innovation, Energy and Aluminium and was president and chief executive officer of Kennecott Utah Copper. He was a director of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd between 2009 and 2010 and between 2011 and 2013.

Hugo Bague

Mr. Hugo Bague MA (Linguistics)., is Group Executive - Organisational Resources of Rio Tinto Plc. Since 2013 after joining Rio Tinto as global head of Human Resources in 2007. Previously he worked for Hewlett-Packard where he was the global vice president, Human Resources for the Technology Solutions Group, based in the US. Prior to this he worked for Compaq Computers, Nortel Networks and Abbott Laboratories based in Switzerland, France and Germany. He has been a non-executive director and member of the nominating and governance and compensation committees of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, a global real estate services firm, since 2011.

Gregory Lilleyman

Mr. Gregory Lilleyman, BEng (Construction), is Group Executive - Technology & Innovation of the company. Since January 2014. He joined the Group in 1990 and held a number of operational roles across the Pilbara, Hunter Valley and Canada with both the Iron Ore and Energy businesses. In 2011 Greg was appointed president, Pilbara Operations for Rio Tinto Iron Ore and in 2013 assumed the role of head of Productivity Improvement with Technology & Innovation. Greg was a board member of the Australian Institute of Management of Western Australia from 2012 until 2013, a board member of the Energy & Minerals Institute from 2011 until 2013, and a director of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy ofWestern Australia from 2008 until 2013, holding the position of president from 2011 until 2013 and a board member of the Curtin University Foundation from 2012 until 2015.

Debra Valentine

Ms. Debra A. Valentine, BA (History), JD., is Group Executive - Legal, External & Regulatory Affairs of Rio Tinto Plc. Since 2009 having joined Rio Tinto as global head of Legal in 2008. She previously worked at United Technologies Corporation in the US where she was vice president, deputy general counsel and corporate secretary. Before then, she was a partner with the law firm O’Melveny & Myers, in Washington DC. Debra served as general counsel at the US Federal Trade Commission from 1997 to 2001. She was appointed non-executive director of Lamprell plc in 2015 andamember of the remuneration and nominations and governance committees. She has been a member of the North American Advisory Council at Chatham House since 2013, the UK-Japan 21st Century Group since 2014 and the “Your Life” Corporate Advisory Council Board since 2014. Executive directormembers SamWalsh and Chris Lynch were also members of the Executive Committee in 2015 through their positions as chief executive and chief financial officer respectively.

Eleanor Evans

Ms. Eleanor Evans, LLB (Lond), is Company Secretary of the Company. She joined the Group as Group company secretary in 2013. She is company secretary of Rio Tinto plc and joint company secretary of Rio Tinto Limited. She is a member of the Disclosure Committee and the Ore Reserves Steering Committee, and secretary to the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Eleanor was general counsel and company secretary at Amec Foster Wheeler plc and chief legal officer and company secretary at Cobham plc. In both roles Eleanor was responsible for legal, compliance and secretariat matters globally, was a member of the executive committee and the risk committee, and was secretary to the board of directors and their principal committees. Eleanor commenced her career as a solicitor specialising in corporate and financial law with Norton Rose Fulbright and in her earlier career held senior legal roles at The BOC Group plc and Corus Group plc. External appointments (current and recent): Eleanor isamember of the executive committee of GC100, the Association of General Counsel and Company Secretaries of the FTSE 100, and a trustee of the StepChange Foundation UK, a charity.

Tim Paine

Mr. Tim A. Paine BEc, LLB, is Company Secretary of Rio Tinto Plc. He joined the Group as joint company secretary of Rio Tinto Limited in 2012. He has over 20 years’ experience in corporate counsel and company secretary roles, including at ANZ Bank, Mayne Group, Symbion Health and Skilled Group. Tim commenced his career as a solicitor in private practice and has also managed his own consulting company. External appointments (current and recent): He has no external appointments.

Anne Lauvergeon

Ms. Anne Lauvergeon is Non-Executive Director of Rio Tinto Plc., with effect from March 15, 2014. She started her professional career in 1983 in the steel industry and in 1990 was named Adviser for Economic International Affairs at the French Presidency andDeputy Chief of its Staff in 1991. In 1995 she became a Partner of Lazard Frères & Cie, subsequently joining Alcatel Telecom as Senior Executive Vice President in 1997, where she was responsible for international activities and the Group’s industrial shareholdings in the energy and securities sectors. She served as chairman and chief executive officer of COGEMA from 1999 until 2011 and chief executive officer of AREVA Group from 2001 until 2011. External appointments (current and recent): Chairman of SIGFOX since 2014, non-executive director of American Express Company since 2013, non-executive director of Airbus Group NV since 2013, chairman and chief executive officer of French advisory company, A.L.P. SAS, non-executive director of Total SA from 2000 until May 2015, non-executive director of GDF SUEZ from 2001 until 2012, chief executive officer of AREVA Group from 2001 until 2011, and non-executive director of Vodafone plc from 2005 until 2014.

Simon Thompson

Mr. Simon Robert Thompson is Non-Executive Director of Rio Tinto Plc., with effect from April 1, 2014. He was an executive director of Anglo American plc, chairman and chief executive of the Base Metals Division, chairman of the Exploration Division and chairman of Tarmac. Prior to his career with Anglo American he held investment banking positions at S. G. Warburg and N M Rothschild. External appointments (current and recent): Non-executive director and chairman of 3i Group plc since April and June 2015 respectively, chairman of Tullow Oil plc since 2012, non-executive director and senior independent director of AMEC FosterWheeler plc from 2009 and 2014 respectively until May 2015, non-executive director of Sandvik AB from 2008 until May 2015, and non-executive director of Newmont Mining Corporation from 2008 until 2014.

John Varley

Mr. John Silvester Varley, BA, MA (Oxon), is Non-Executive Director of the company. He joined Barclays PLC in 1982 after working as a solicitor. He was chief executive of Barclays from 2004 until 2010. During a 28-year career with the bank he held several senior positions, including chairman of the Asset Management division, group finance director and deputy chief executive. External appointments (current and recent): Non-executive director of BlackRock Inc. since 2009, director of Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC from 1998 until 2010, non-executive director and senior independent director of AstraZeneca plc from 2006 and 2012 respectively until April 2015, chairman of Marie Curie Cancer Care since 2011 and chairman of Business Action on Homelessness since 2006.

Robert Brown

Mr. Robert E. Brown, BSc., is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rio Tinto Plc. He is a Canadian citizen and contributes his considerable experience in large, high-profile Canadian companies. He is chairman of Aimia Inc., a customer loyalty management provider, and serves on the board of BCE Inc. (Bell Canada Enterprises), Canada’s largest communications company. He was previously president and chief executive officer of CAE Inc., a world leader in flight simulation and training. Before that he spent 16 years at Bombardier Inc., the aerospace and transportation company, where he was firstly head of the Aerospace Group and then president and chief executive officer. He has also served as chairman of Air Canada and of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada. Bob was inducted to the Order of Canada as well as l’Ordre National du Québec. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from five Canadian universities. External appointments (current and recent): Non-executive director of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada since 2009, non-executive director and chairman of Aimia Inc. since 2005 and 2008 respectively, non-executive director of Fier CPVC-Montreal L.P. from 2005 until 2014.

Megan Clark

Dr. Megan Elizabeth Clark AC is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She is an Australian citizen, was chief executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) from 2009 until 2014. Prior to CSIRO, Megan held various mineral exploration, mine geology and strategy roles withWestern Mining Corporation, was a director at NM Rothschild and Sons (Australia) and was vice president, Technology and subsequently vice president, Health, Safety, Environment, Community and Sustainability with BHP Billiton from 2003 to 2008. She holds a PhD in economic geology from Queen’s University, Canada and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In 2014 she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia. External appointments (current and recent): Member of the Monash University Council since 2014, non-executive director of CSL Limited since February 2016, member of the Australian advisory board of Bank of America Merrill Lynch since 2010, member of the Global Foundation board from 2014 until March 2015, member of the advisory board of theWorld Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Risk Report from 2014 until February 2015, chief executive and director of CSIRO from 2009 to 2014, member of the Prime Minister’s Science, Industry and Engineering Council from 2009 to 2014.

Ann Godbehere

Ms. Ann Frances Godbehere, FCGA., is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rio Tinto Plc. She is a Canadian and British citizen, has more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. She spent ten years at Swiss Re, a global reinsurer, latterly as chief financial officer from 2003 until 2007. She was interim chief financial officer and executive director of Northern Rock bank after its nationalisation. Ann is a qualified accountant. External appointments (current and recent): Non-executive director of UBS Group AG since 2014 and non-executive director of UBS AG since 2009, non-executive director of British American Tobacco plc since 2011, nonexecutive director and chairman of the audit committee of Prudential Public Limited Company since 2007 and 2009 respectively, non-executive director of Atrium Underwriting Group Limited from 2007 until 2014, nonexecutive director of Arden Holdings Ltd from 2007 until 2014.

Michael L'Estrange

Prof. Michael Gerard L'Estrange AO has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Rio Tinto Plc., with effect from 1 September 2014. he is an Australian citizen, joined the Australian Government’s Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in 1981. From 1989 to 1994, he worked in a range of policy advisory positions before he was appointed the inaugural executive director of the Menzies Research Centre in Canberra in 1995. In 1996, hewas appointed by the prime minister as secretary to cabinet and head of the Cabinet Policy Unit. He served in that role until 2000 when he became Australia’s high commissioner to the United Kingdom. He returned to Australia as secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade from 2005 to 2009. In 2007, he was appointed as an Officer in the Order of Australia. Michael served as head of college of the National Security College at the Australian National University from 2009 until 2014 and he is a professor at the college. External Appointments (current and recent): Director of the University of Notre Dame, Australia since 2014, and head of college of the National Security College at the Australian National University in Canberra from 2009 until 2014.

Paul Tellier

Hon. Paul Mathias Tellier, LLL, BLitt (Oxon), LL.D, C.C., is Non-Executive Independent Director of Rio Tinto Plc. he entered the civil service in the 1970s. He was clerk of the Privy Council Office and secretary to the Cabinet of the Government of Canada from 1985 to 1992. He became president and chief executive officer of the Canadian National Railway Company from 1992 to 2002. From 2002 until 2004, he was president and chief executive officer of Bombardier Inc., the aerospace and transportation company. External appointments (current and recent): Member of the advisory board of General Motors of Canada since 2005, Chairman of Global Container Terminals Inc. from 2007 until December 2015, trustee of the International Accounting Standards Foundation from 2007 until 2012, co-chair of the Prime Minister of Canada’s Advisory Committee on the Renewal of the Public Service from 2006 until 2014, strategic adviser to Société Générale (Canada) from 2005 until 2013, director of BCE Inc. (Bell Canada Enterprises) from 1999 until 2010, director of Bell Canada from 1996 until 2010, director of McCain Foods Limited from 1996 until 2014.

David Ovington

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