Chief Executive, Executive Director / AngloGold Ashanti
Alberto Calderon has more than two decades of executive leadership experience within the global mining sector.
Mr Calderon has been a non-executive director of Orica since August 2013, and was appointed managing director and chief executive officer from May 2015 to February 2021. He was group executive and chief executive of BHP Billiton, aluminium, nickel and corporate development. He was also chief executive of Cerrejón Coal Company and Colombian oil company, Ecopetrol.
Mr Calderon is a member of the investment advisory committee for New York Mining Fund, AR Capital GP II.
He will become chief executive of AngloGold Ashanti from September 2021.
Mr Calderon holds a PhD in Economics, a Master of Philosophy in Economics and a Master of Economics from Yale University, a Juris Doctor in Law and Bachelor of Economics from Andes University in Colombia.