Ian David Cockerill is a British businessperson who has been at the helm of 10 different companies. Currently, he holds the position of Chairman for Polymetal International Plc and Chairman of Conservation 360.
He is also on the board of BHP Group Ltd., I-Pulse, Inc. and BHP Group Plc and Executive Chairman of Leadership for Conservation in Africa.
He previously held the position of Chairman at BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc, Independent Non-Executive Director at Endeavour Mining Corp., Non-Executive Chairman of Hummingbird Resources Plc, Co-Chairman at High Power Exploration, Inc., Non-Executive Chairman of Petmin Ltd., President & Chief Executive Officer for Gold Fields Ltd., Chief Executive Officer-Anglo Coal at Anglo American Plc, Chief Executive Officer of AngloCoal Ltd. and Executive Director-Business Development at AngloGold Ltd.
He received a graduate degree from The Royal School of Mines, an undergraduate degree from Chelsea College and an undergraduate degree from the University of London.