Mr Strelein is a highly experienced mining executive with extensive global experience in leadership roles across a number of mining jurisdictions including Australia, Indonesia, Africa and North America. Mr Strelein joined St Barbara as Chief Development Officer in August 2021 and was instrumental in the acquisition of Bardoc Gold and the sale of the Leonora assets to Genesis Minerals.
Prior to joining St Barbara, Mr Strelein was Chief Executive Officer of the entity progressing development planning and permitting of the Nimba Iron Ore Project in West Africa. Before that Mr Strelein worked at Newmont as Group Executive Corporate Development and in a Group Executive role for the Asia Pacific region. Earlier in his career with Newmont and Normandy, Mr Strelein was accountable for joint venture interests in Boddington, KCGM, Goldfields Power and reclamation works at Kaltails. With a Bachelor of Commerce, Mr Strelein is also a member of the AICD and ASCPA.
Appointed 1 July 2023.