Cecilia Silva, Simandou Commercial Director, Rio Tinto

Cecilia is a mining engineer and geologist and has worked for Rio Tinto for 6 years bringing 30 years of extensive experience in mining and metals working from operational to commercial sites including strategy, sales, pricing and marketing. Within this period Cecilia has spent 20 years working closely with Chinese stakeholders. Cecilia joined Rio Tinto in March 2016 as General manager for Marketing and Pricing in Iron Ore supporting the commercial excellence transformation program and plaing a key role in the development of the Simandou high grade product strategy.