Sara PrendergastChief Financial Officer

    B.Bus (Economics) / B.Bus (Marketing), M.Acc, GAICD, CPA, MAusIMM

    Sara joined St Barbara in 2020 and commenced as Chief Financial Officer in September 2023. She has 20 years’ finance experience in multinational listed mining companies across a range of commodities including Nickel, Gold, Copper, Uranium and Zinc with Gold Fields, Minara Resources, Xstrata, BHP Billiton, Glencore, Downer, and Orica.

    Sara has a track record of execution and aligning financial and corporate strategy with a strong commitment to developing high performing teams and continuous improvement.

    In 2017 Sara was named an Exceptional Women in Mining by the Minerals Council of Australia and in 2018, was named in the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining. Sara was formerly a board director of the AusIMM and Chaired the Audit & Risk Committee, and the AusIMM Council for Diversity & Inclusion.

    Sara holds a Bachelor of Business degree in Applied Economics, Bachelor of Business degree in Marketing, Master of Business in Accounting (Valedictorian), is a Certified Practicing Accountant, a graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.