Steve is a mining engineer with more than thirty-five years experience in the Australasian and global mining industry. That experience includes feasibility studies, resource development, mining operations and project assessments. He has managed operations in a range of commodities including base and precious metals, and industrial minerals. He has been involved in underground and open pit mining, and has supervised CIP/CIL, flotation, and alluvial plants.
Steve is principal of Gemell Mining Engineers, an independent multi-disciple consultancy, which he formed in Kalgoorie in 1984. He is currently an AusIMM appointee to the VALMIN Committee.
Steve is also a non-executive director of Argent Minerals Limited, Eastern Iron Limited, Indochine Mining Limited and UCL resources Limited. From 2005 to 2001, he was non-executive director of UXA Resources Limited. He lives in Sydney.