Samuel Maurice Cossart Walsh is an Australian businessperson who has been the head of 15 different companies. Currently, he is Chairman at Hackett Foundation, Inc., Chairman at Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Australia, Global President at The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, President of Scouts Australia and Chairman of Gold Corp.
He is also on the board of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Saudi Arabian Mining Co. and Australia Council for the Arts and Chairman of The Chamber of Arts & Culture WA, Inc., Chairman for State Library of Western Australia Foundation, Chairman for Rio Tinto Western Australia Future Fund, Chairman-Western Australia Chapter at Australia Business Arts Foundation and Vice President of Australia Japan Business Co-Operation Committee.
In the past he occupied the position of Chairman of Black Swan State Theatre Co. Ltd., Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Rio Tinto Plc Chief Executive Officer for Rio Tinto Australian Holdings Ltd. Chief Executive Officer at Rio Tinto-Iron Ore and Chief Executive Officer at Alcan, Inc. (which are all subsidiaries of Rio Tinto Plc) and Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Rio Tinto Ltd. and Managing Director at Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd. (a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Ltd.).
Mr. Walsh received an undergraduate degree from the University of Melbourne.