Steph Van Sittert

CTO at Samancor Chrome

Steph holds a Bachelor in Engineering, as well as an MBL (Masters in Business Leadership) degree from UNISA. He holds a Government Certificate of Competency for Factories and is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa. His 20 years working experience includes senior management roles in the power generation and ferroalloy industry ranging from operational to project and business development responsibilities. Steph joined Samancor Chrome as the Head of Business Development and Technology in January 2014 and was promoted to COO: Smelting in February 2020. He has been in his current position since December 2021.



  • CTO

    Current role

  • COO, Smelting