Mr Alan Chirgwin

Alan Chirgwin is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Rio Tinto. Prior to this, Alan was the Vice President, Marketing Iron Ore for BHP Biliton. He has also previously held the position of General Manager, Marketing Iron Ore, leading teams in Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Perth.

Alan was with BHP Billiton for 17 years, having held roles in operations, Group Functions and Marketing across nickel, chrome and iron ore commodities and has worked for Marketing in the Netherlands and Singapore for the last 11 years. Alan is based in Singapore.

Alan is a Board Member of globalORE™ which is a trading platform for iron ore founded in 2012 to support the development of a deeply liquid and transparent traded marketplace for physical iron ore.