Ms Stefanie (Stef) Loader is a mining industry executive with experience in exploration, project evaluation and development, mining and corporate roles across seven countries and four continents. Ms Loader was most recently Managing Director of Northparkes Copper and Gold Mine for CMOC International.
Ms Loader began her career with Rio Tinto as an exploration geologist in Australia and was part of the discovery team for the Khanong copper deposit at Sepon in Laos. After exploration and evaluation roles in the Americas, Ms Loader was assigned to the office of Rio Tinto Chief Executive in London.
Ms Loader also led the development of the Bunder diamond project in India. Ms Loader was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Sunrise Energy Metals 1 July 2017. Ms Loader is also a Non-Executive Director of St Barbara Limited and Chairperson of Waratah Coal Services.