MBA, GAICD, B.Eng (Chemical), Grad Dip (Mining)
Stean was appointed General Manager Technical Services in 2015, providing support to operations at both Leonora and Simberi. In 2018, Stean also took lead of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community functions. Stean was previously General Manager Gold Ridge Operations from 2013 until Gold Ridge was sold in May 2015.
Stean joined St Barbara in 2008 to assist in the re-commissioning and start-up of the Gwalia Mill, and has subsequently held various managerial roles including Manager Processing at Gwalia, Manager Mining and Acting General Manager at Marvel Loch.
Before joining St Barbara, Stean completed Managerial training with Anglogold-Ashanti working up to Process Manager level. Stean also gained exposure to project execution working with firms providing engineering solutions to the mining industry. Stean has experience working in diverse environments as West Africa, Southern Africa, Australia and the Pacific and has been exposed to commodities including gold, uranium, diamonds and iron ore.