Ms. Debra Counsell is the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary of BlueScope Steel Limited and has responsibility for legal affairs. She is a member of BlueScope’s Executive Leadership Team. She joined BlueScope in 2014, following an international career extending over 25 years in partner and equivalent roles at leading global law firms. Ms Counsell specialises in commercial law, major projects, infrastructure and project finance and has worked throughout Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East advising corporate, government and financial institution clients on various commercial matters, in particular foreign investments, development and strategic projects (including mergers and acquisitions), corporate law and governance, in a variety of industries including mining, resources, energy and defence.
Mr. Rajeev Singhal is a Mechanical engineer from IIT, Banaras Hindu University and has completed PGDBM in Marketing from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He joined Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee in 1985. He has completed CEDEP’s General Management Program at, INSEAD, France.
After his initial stint in information technology, he handled Marketing & Sales Function for over 20 years across many product lines. In 2010, he was appointed as Executive-in-Charge, Ferro Alloys & Minerals Division. In November 2013, he was appointed as Vice President Raw Material to manage the mining portfolio of Tata Steel. On 18th May 2018, he was appointed as Managing Director of Tata Steel BSL Limited (formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited).
His professional journey that spans a little over than three decades has seen several milestones in various departments such as Information Technology, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources and Raw Materials.
Gretta Stephens joined BlueScope Steel as Chief Executive New Zealand & Pacific Islands in June 2018. She leads BlueScope Steel mining, manufacturing and downstream businesses in New Zealand and the LYSAGHT® and Acier manufacturing and distribution business in the Pacific Islands. In addition to these responsibilities, in February 2021 Ms Stephens assumed the role of Chief Executive Climate Change. This newly created role is responsible for researching, developing and implementing the Company’s global carbon reduction strategies. Gretta brings to the role a technical background in engineering and materials science, and experience working with government and wider industry to solve macro problems. She has over 30 years’ experience in the mining and metals industry in Australian and New Zealand with BlueScope Steel, Rio Tinto and Alcoa, and has held leadership roles in operations, R&D and technology development, business improvement and transformation. She sits on several internal boards, is a member of the Institute of Company directors, a board member of the New Zealand Business and Parliamentary Trust, was a member of the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Council and is a member of the Electricity Authority’s Security and Reliability Committee.