Sara PrendergastHead of Finance & Procurement

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

    Sara joined St Barbara in 2020 as Head of Finance & Procurement. She is a senior finance professional with over 15 years’ mining site experience in Western Australia, Queensland and South Australia across Nickel, Gold, Copper, Uranium and Zinc with Gold Fields, Minara Resources, Xstrata, BHP Billiton, Glencore, Downer, and Orica.

    In 2017 Sara was named an Exceptional Women in Mining by the MCA and in 2018, was named in the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining. Sara was elected to the AusIMM Board of Directors in 2017 and Chairs the Audit & Risk Committee, and the AusIMM Council for Diversity & Inclusion.

    Sara’s career has seen her taken on challenges such a ~$30bn expansion project closure, $4bn asset overhaul, managing salvage of assets $125m, finance and commercial system and process improvements, lead organisational transformations, design and implement and restore financial governance, lead major cost improvement initiatives (multi-million) and strategy formation during boom and bust.

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