Sandeep Biswas was appointed managing director and chief executive of Newcrest Mining in July 2014. He joined Newcrest in January 2014 as executive director and chief operating officer. Mr Biswas began his career with Mount Isa Mines, working in both Australia and Europe. Mr Biswas also worked for Western Mining in Australia and Rio Tinto in Canada and Australia. He has experience in research, operations, business development and projects, and experience across commodities including aluminium, copper, lead, zinc and nickel.