Executive leadership team update

BHP announces appointment of Catherine Raw as Chief Development Officer.  

Catherine will join BHP effective 29 April 2024. Catherine is currently Managing Director at SSE Thermal (a business unit of SSE plc), and has previously held roles at Barrick Gold as Chief Operating Officer for North America and as Chief Financial Officer, and at BlackRock as Managing Director, Natural Resources Team. With a background in geoscience and fund management, Catherine has a demonstrated track record as a strategic and commercially oriented executive able to execute growth opportunities globally.  

Catherine will replace BHP’s current Chief Development Officer, Johan van Jaarsveld as he steps into the Chief Technical Officer role, which was announced on 7 December 2023 as part of BHP’s updates to the Executive Leadership Team.