Diego Ortega

Director Social and Corporate Affairs, La Granja Project, Rio Tinto, Peru

Diego Ortega is Director of Social and Corporate Affairs of Rio Tinto’s La Granja Project in Peru. In this role he oversees Rio Tinto’s work with local communities to build the foundation for sustainable development in the area, focusing on health, education, environment and capacity building.  Prior to this role, he served as VP of Corporate and Legal Affairs for South America, Advisor to Senior Management in Cofopri and Senior Partner in major law firms specializing in natural resources. Mr. Ortega has 15 years of experience in the mining industry.