Richard Morgan is an International Government Relations Advisor for Anglo American (2010). He began his career at the British Embassy in Tokyo as a Commercial officer (1986-1990). Later he held a position at the Communications/Media team at the FCO in London (1990-95), followed by working as First Secretary at the British High Commission, South Africa (1995-2000) and in the Middle East and North Africa Department, He was Head of Public Diplomacy at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (2008-2010). He also served as Head of Press and Public Affairs in the British Embassy in Paris (2000-2004). After this, Mr. Morgan worked as Director of Communications and Public Affairs for Africa, the Middle East and Turkey for Unilever (2005-2008). Mr. Morgan holds a BA in Modern Languages from the University of Oxford.
Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies, is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. Their portfolio of mining businesses spans bulk commodities: iron ore and manganese, metallurgical coal, thermal coal, base metals, base minerals, copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates and precious metals and minerals. They are a global leaders in both platinum and diamonds.