Mr. Stevenson "is a senior mining industry executive with international experience in finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, corporate governance, auditing, administration and information systems and technology. He worked for Rio Tinto plc, the world’s second largest mining company, and related companies for 26 years. He held a number of senior leadership positions and was involved with many major exploration, development and financing projects.
"During the past five years, Mr. Stevenson was the global head of information systems and shared services for Rio Tinto. He previously served for four years as Executive Vice President, CFO and a director of Comalco Ltd., an Australia-based international aluminum company partially owned by Rio Tinto, and a further four years as CFO and a director of Kennecott Corporation, a $3.5 billion diversified North American mining company owned by Rio Tinto. He also has "Big 5" public accounting experience with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers).
"Mr. Stevenson was appointed to the Quaterra Board of Directors by shareholder vote in July 2007. He is also a director of Vista Gold Company (VGZ; TSX, AMEX). He has a B.S. Accounting Magna Cum Laude from the University of Utah and is a member of the Advisory Board of the University Of Utah David Eccles School Of Business." 
Resources and articles
- Directors, Quaterra Resources, accessed February 24, 2010.