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Ragnar Udd

President Minerals Americas

BAppSc (Mining Engineering), MEng, MBA


Ragnar was appointed President Minerals Americas in November 2020. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the global resources industry, including in Australia and North America, and has strong operational and leadership experience. 

Ragnar joined BHP in 1997 and has held a number of senior leadership positions across operations, logistics, projects, infrastructure and technology. In 2015, Ragnar was appointed BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) Asset President. He served as President of the Queensland Resources Council from 2016 to 2019.

From late 2018, Ragnar was BHP’s Vice President Technology Global Transformation. He was appointed Acting Chief Technology Officer in December 2019, and in that time has realigned the global technology function, reduced costs and refocused priorities to better support BHP’s operational assets. Prior to joining BHP, he held other roles in the base metals industry.