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Jon Samuel Senior Associate

Jon  Samuel, Senior Associate

Jon is Group Head of Social Performance and Engagement with Anglo American. In this role he has responsibility for the development and delivery of policies, strategies, training programmes and guidance documents relating to the company’s host communities and governments.


This work has included development and implementation of: the Anglo American Social Way, the company’s highly regarded management standards for social performance; the Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox (SEAT), Anglo American’s award winning guidance manual for community relations practitioners; and the company’s strategies for socio-economic development and government engagement.  Anglo American’s management of community issues has increasingly been cited as a benchmark for the extractive industries and the company consistently tops key industry rankings for social performance.  In 2012 Jon was recognised by Business in the Community, one of Prince Charles’s charities, as one of 150 leaders who had made a significant contribution to responsible business practices in the UK in the thirty years since BITC was founded.  Jon is an economist by training and studied at University College London and the University of Cambridge.