National Advisory Council

Bret Clayton

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2013

Spouse:

Lisa Clayton

Employment:

Job Title: Group Executive, Retired
Company: Rio Tinto

Expertise:

  • manufacturing

Biography:

Bret Clayton is a retired group executive with Rio Tinto where he served on the executive committee for seven years. Bret is currently a member of the board of directors of Boart Longyear and is the chairman of the audit committee. Bret worked for Rio Tinto for twenty years where he was the chief executive for Rio Tinto’s global copper and diamond operations and its US coal operations, CFO of iron ore operations, and a group executive with responsibility for all shared services. Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Bret was with PwC for nine years. Bret earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Utah. Bret and Lisa have three children.