Lucas WelshGeneral Manager Finance & Procurement

    B.Com CA MBA

    After joining St Barbara in 2007, Lucas was appointed General Manager Finance in 2012, and absorbed the Procurement function into his role in 2015.  Lucas is responsible for the financial reporting, consolidated management reporting, consolidated budgeting and forecasting, procurement, internal audit, external audit, treasury, taxation, accounts payable and payroll functions.

    A Chartered Accountant with over 15 years experience, Lucas previously worked at PwC in their Transaction Services department, before developing a Sarbanes-Oxley risk management compliance framework and tool set at WMC Resources.  Lucas’s experience has predominantly been in the resources sector, however, he has also provided financial due diligence services for oil and gas companies, electricity generators and network operators in Australia and China.  Since joining St Barbara, Lucas has built the finance function, and developed the financial systems and process across all areas of his responsibility, with a focus on control and process improvement.