University of Pretoria, B Eng, Hons (Mining Engineering)
Appointed to the Board: 2021, Executive Director
Chris Griffith was appointed CEO of Gold Fields on 1 April 2021. Before this appointment, he was CEO of Anglo American Platinum between September 2012 and April 2020, and CEO of Kumba Iron Ore from 2008 to 2012. Prior to that, he served as Anglo American Platinum’s Head of Joint Ventures. He joined Anglo American Platinum in 1990 and held various management positions at two of it’s mines and Joint Ventures before being moved into the wider leadership team at Anglo American, including being part of Anglo American’s Global Management Committee from 2009 to 2020.