Leigh Clifford



Leigh Clifford was appointed Chairman of the Qantas in 2007. He is also Chairman of Crestone Wealth Management, a Director of Bechtel Group Inc in the USA and Chairman of Bechtel Australia Pty Ltd, a Senior Adviser to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, a member of the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria and Chairman of the National Gallery of Victoria Foundation and Chairman of the University of Melbourne’s philanthropic campaign.

Leigh retired as Chief Executive and Director of Rio Tinto in 2007, after 37 years with the company. He is a qualified mining engineer, having graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) and a Master of Engineering Science.

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Andrea Sutton

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