Ginny Flood joined Rio Tinto as Vice President Canada on May 7, 2012. She is based in Ottawa and is responsible to provide strategic leadership for Rio Tinto’s businesses in Canada on national and global matters, aligning the operations and working closely with governments, regulators, shareholders and other stakeholders.
As Vice President Canada her role is designed to operate at the center of a pan-Canadian network of relationship development and advocacy to advance the interests of Rio Tinto’s current and future investments in Canada.
Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Ms. Flood held various senior roles within the Canadian Federal Government in areas involving resource development; particularly the minerals and metals sector.
Ms. Flood is on the Executive and the Board of Directors for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and chairs the Board’s International Strategic Advisory Committee. As well, Ms. Flood is an active member of the Canadian Mining Association of Canada. Ms. Flood was appointed as a Rio Tinto representative on the Turquoise Hill Resources Board of Directors in May 2013.
Ms. Flood has a Queen’s University Executive MBA and studied Business Administration at the University of Prince Edward Island.