Ian David Cockerill is a British businessperson who has been the head of 10 different companies. Mr. Cockerill occupies the position of Chairman of Polymetal International Plc and Chairman of Conservation 360. Mr. Cockerill is also on the board of BHP Group Ltd. and BHP Group Plc and Executive Chairman at Leadership for Conservation in Africa.
In the past he occupied the position of Chairman for 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 for Petmin Ltd., President & Chief Executive Officer at Gold Fields Ltd., Chief Executive Officer-Anglo Coal at Anglo American Plc, Chief Executive Officer at AngloCoal Ltd. and Executive Director-Business Development at AngloGold Ltd.
Mr. Cockerill 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.