Craig Stegman

Member of the Board of Directors

Dr Craig Stegman was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Oyu Tolgoi LLC in December 2022. Craig is Managing Director and joint leader of Group Technical, Rio Tinto’s central technical function, with responsibility for the Underground, Processing and Asset Management Centres of Excellence (CoEs) at Rio Tinto, based in Brisbane. He is a member of the Development & Technology Leadership Team and is actively engaged in the leadership and governance of Rio Tinto’s major underground mining projects at Oyu Tolgoi, Resolution and Kennecott, including chairing technical assurance committees. Previously, Craig was Vice President, Technical for Copper & Diamonds, where he led and developed a multidisciplinary technical team of 300 people supporting operations, construction and studies at Kennecott, Argyle, Diavik, Grasberg, Escondida, Oyu Tolgoi and Resolution.

Craig has been with Rio Tinto for more than 35 years and has worked as Chief Officer for Growth & Innovation, Copper & Coal; Managing Director for Major Projects-Copper; and Managing Director / General Manager for Northparkes Mines. Craig’s underground mining experience spans more than 30 years in operations, projects and studies. Craig holds a PhD in Economic Geology from the University of Tasmania, a Master of Science Engineering degree in Mining Engineering from the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Science in Economic Geology from the University of New England.