BSR Conference 2019

The New Climate for Business

November 12-14, 2019 San Jose, California


Simone Niven

Group Executive, Corporate Relations, Rio Tinto
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Simone Niven

Simone Niven was appointed Corporate Relations Group executive in January 2017. She joined Rio Tinto in 2008 and has accountability for the Group’s reputation and corporate relations areas: external affairs, communities, media, brand, reputation, and employee communications. She also has responsibility for the leadership of the country and regional office teams including Africa, Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, India, Japan, the U.K., and the U.S. Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Niven spent over 15 years working in senior roles at some of the world’s largest companies across many continents, including Vodafone, the United Technologies group, Smiths Group plc, and Smith & Nephew plc in a range of corporate relations fields.

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I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.


Platinum Sponsor
Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
Gold Sponsor
International Copper Association
Don't Ban Equality—Tara Health

Silver Sponsor
Global Child Forum logo

Supporting Sponsors

Carbon Offset
Bonneville Environmental Foundation