Simon Thompson - BGS Board

Simon Thompson



Simon Thompson has a MA (Geology) from University College, Oxford and a PhD (History) from King’s College London. After working for N M Rothschild and S. G. Warburg, Simon joined the Anglo American group, holding a number of senior positions including CEO of the Base Metals Division, Chairman of the Exploration Division and Chairman of the Tarmac Group. He was appointed an Executive Director in 2005. Since leaving Anglo American, Simon has served as a Non-Executive Director of companies including AngloGold Ashanti Ltd (South Africa), Newmont Mining Corporation (USA), Sandvik AB (Sweden) and Amec Foster Wheeler plc and as Chairman of Tullow Oil plc and 3i Group plc.

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