New Fellows 2021

Sandeep Biswas FTSE

Sandeep Biswas

Sandeep Biswas FTSE

Sandeep Biswas is a global leader in mining with extensive experience running complex metals mining operations.  His passion for safety and using innovation to unlock the benefits of mineral resources has been a signature of his extensive career. Under his leadership, Newcrest has become a leader in the mining technique known as block-caving, the deployment of robotics for use in high-temperature environments and automation in underground mining, resulting in a dramatic reduction in downtime and increases in productivity and employee safety. 

Sandeep is a champion of sustainable mining. He has set Newcrest’s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and advocates for continuous improvement in environmental performance of the mining industry through his leadership as Vice-Chair of the Minerals Council of Australia, Vice-Chair of the World Gold Council and Chair of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Taskforce, and a member of the International Council on Mining and Metals.

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Mining, sustainability in the mineral resources sector

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Role and organisation (at time of election)
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Newcrest Mining Limited (QLD)

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Sandeep Biswas FTSE was elected a Fellow of the Academy in 2021.

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