Mark Bristow in conversation with Rob Hersov

Mark Bristow has been the chief executive of Randgold Resources since he led its incorporation in 1995. A geologist with a PhD from the University of Natal in South Africa, his pioneering exploration work in West Africa provided the foundation on which the company was established. He has since overseen its growth into a major multinational gold mining and exploration business which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, where it is a member of the FTSE 100 index, as well as on NASDAQ.