Richard Stedman

Richard Stedman
General Manager – Business Development & Pre-Contracts

Richard is an experienced senior executive focused on developing and executing business development strategies and setting projects up for success early through pre-contract and handover phases.

In his role as General Manager – Business Development & Pre-Contracts, Richard provides input into the Business Development Strategy including new markets and growth areas, coordinating revenue forecasting and managing bids through to contract award. He is responsible for the Business Development and Pre-Contracts teams including estimating and tendering.

His career includes over 25 years of senior management roles with responsibilities ranging from Project Management to Support Function Management, Bid Management and Business Development. He has strong leadership skills with a collaborative approach to management.

Prior to joining Primero, Richard was a Project Manager with Mineral Resources delivering SMP and NPI projects for Rio Tinto, BHP, Fortescue and Roy Hill. Richard was previously General Manager for a Melbourne based, ASX listed, technology company with offices in London, San Francisco, Cologne and Oslo.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance and a Diploma of Project Management. Richard is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed the Directors Course.