Ulric Adom joined Rio Tinto in 2018 as CFO, Growth and Innovation, and is currently CFO Business & Technology Support, overseeing the Finance Business Partners, Business Analysts, and Business Improvement teams supporting all the parts of Rio Tinto not directly producing or commercializing materials. He also oversees a portfolio of company-wide projects, and is a member of the Rio Tinto leadership team and of the Finance leadership team.
Ulric began his career in 1999 as a Management Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting and then joined French pharmaceuticals company Sanofi. During his fourteen years with Sanofi, Ulric held various finance positions of growing importance across Commercial operations, R&D, Biotechs, Corporate strategy and, prior to joining Rio Tinto, as CFO for Japan and JPAC region based in Tokyo.
A citizen of both France and Ivory Coast, Ulric is a graduate from Sciences Po Paris, holds a Post-graduate degree in Banking and Finance from La Sorbonne and obtained the TRIUM Executive MBA which is jointly delivered by HEC Paris, New York University Stern School of Business and the London School of Economics. He has lived and worked in the US, Europe, Japan and now calls Brisbane home. He is married to Clarisse and proud father to Mathieu and Clara.