Chief Executive Officer – Vedanta Base Metals
Honours degree in Mining Engineering from Pretoria University, South Afirca
Chris Griffith has been associated with Vedanta since October 2023. He has been appointed to lead the Vedanta Base metal business which incorporates the Zinc International business which have their mines and concentrators in South Africa and Namibia, Konkola Copper Mines in Zambia, and the Copper smelting and refining business in India and Fujairah Gold in the UAE.
Prior to joining Vedanta, Chris started his career with Gold Fields before moving to Anglo American Platinum. At Anglo Plats he worked his way up from miner to General Manager and then ran a portfolio of six Joint Ventures for the Group as Head of JV’s. Chris then went on to become the CEO of three different publically listed companies: Kumba Iron Ore (2008-2012), Anglo American Platinum (2012-2020) and Gold Fields (2021-2022)