Murray Swyripa joined Oyu Tolgoi in June 2017 as General Manager Health, Safety, Environment and Security. He is responsible for implementing and promoting strategies that focus on prevention of HSES incidents and supporting a positive HSES culture. Prior to joining Oyu Tolgoi, Murray was General Manager HSEC Projects and Exploration at Rio Tinto’s Growth & Innovation Group.
Murray joined Rio Tinto in 1996 and since joining has held various management roles across a variety of Product Groups and functions, including Diamonds, Aluminum, Group HSE and Growth & Innovation. Before joining Rio Tinto Murray worked for the Government of Canada where he was responsible for the co-ordination of the environmental and social impact assessments of major projects in Canada’s northern territory.