Member, Audit Committee
Member, Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainable Development Committee
Ian Ashby was appointed to Suncor’s Board of Directors in July 2022 and is a member of both the audit committee and the environment, health, safety and sustainable development committee.
Mr. Ashby brings extensive mining and operations experience. He is the former president of BHP Billiton’s iron ore customer sector group. Mr. Ashby has almost 40 years of experience in the mining industry, including 25 years in a wide variety of roles with BHP Billiton in its iron ore, base metals and gold businesses in Australia, the USA, and Chile, as well as projects roles in the corporate office, ultimately leading the company’s iron ore business.
Since retiring from BHP Billiton in 2012, Mr. Ashby has taken on a number of advisory and board roles with other mining and related organizations. He currently serves as an independent director on the boards of Anglo American plc and IAMGOLD Corporation. He has served as a director on the boards of New World Resources PLC, Genco Shipping & Trading, Nevsun Resources Ltd., and Alderon Iron Ore Corp. He has also served in an advisory capacity with Apollo Global Management and Temasek.
Mr. Ashby holds a bachelor of engineering (Mining) degree from the University of Melbourne in Australia.