Jon is Group Head of Government and Social Affairs at Anglo American, a global and diversified mining business based in London. He is responsible for the development and delivery of policies, strategies, training programs and guidance documents relating to the company’s host communities and governments.
This work has included development and implementation of:
Anglo American’s management of community issues has been cited as a benchmark for extractive industries and the company consistently tops key industry rankings for social performance. In 2012, Jon was recognized by Business in the Community, one of Prince Charles’ charities, as one of 150 leaders who had made a significant contribution to responsible business practices in the UK in the thirty years since BITC was founded. Since 2013, Jon has also been a member of the working group for the KIN Development Partner Framework.
Jon is an economist by training and studied at University College London and the University of Cambridge. He was recently appointed a Senior Associate of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.