Tony Cudmore | Influence 100

Tony Cudmore

President, Corporate Affairs
BHP Billiton
Australia , Europe



Tony Cudmore’s arrival at BHP Billiton two years was seen by many as a sign of the elevation of the corporate affairs function at the Australian mining giant, given that he was one of a handful of senior executives who reports to CEO Andrew McKenzie. He has since been elevated to a new role as group sustainability and public policy officer
Cudmore brings considerable energy industry experience, having spent 13 years in various senior public affairs and brand marketing roles at ExxonMobil in Australia and the US. Before joining ExxonMobil, Cudmore was the assistant director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum and prior to that, the principal adviser to the then Premier of Victoria, Jeff Kennett MP.