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Finance Director of Anglo American, Stephen Pearce, talks about joining the FTSE 100 mining company last year and his career successes and challenges.


About Stephen Pearce

Stephen was appointed as Finance Director at Anglo American in April 2017.

Stephen has more than 16 years of public company director experience and 30 years’ experience in the mining, oil and gas, and utilities industries. Before joining Anglo American, Stephen served as CFO and an executive director of Fortescue Metals Group from 2010 to 2016. Prior to that, he held the positions of managing director and CEO of Southern Cross Electrical Engineering Ltd and was CFO of Alinta Ltd. Until January 2017 he served as a non-executive director of Cedar Woods Properties Ltd.

Stephen has a Bachelor of Business from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Graduate Diploma in Company Secretarial Practice. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Member of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

About Anglo American

Anglo American is a globally diversified mining business, employing around 90,000 people with operations in Southern Africa, North and South America, and Australia.