We are a group of highly experienced individuals from the resources industry that are working towards the common objective of growing a globally diversified resource, mining and trading company.


The internationally experienced management team have repeatedly demonstrated success in delivery for major resources companies. This team will be supported by locally engaged operational based personnel. Stella Natural Resources will manage operations at its recently acquired assets and will employ existing skilled labor from the local regions, providing employment and benefits to the local community. 



Prof. Kiessling has over 30 year’s international experience in both practitioner and academic venues.  In the past Prof. Kiessling was the CFO in charge of strategy throughout Europe and worked for firms that advised top management teams such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Booz Allen and Hamilton.  Prof. Kiessling provided executive training to a number of firms in strategy development. 


Having left the practitioner arena to pursue a PhD at the University of Oklahoma, Prof. Kiessling earned a degree that focused on global strategy, with a specific focus on Mergers and Acquisitions.  Since then he has published over 40 articles that focus on strategy as well as global knowledge management and M&A.  He also has global business experience in many industries such as mining, defense contracting, retail, auto, consulting, and finance/accounting.


David is a highly successful leader with more than 25 years experience in global corporations including Xstrata, BHP, Anglo American, MIM, Cline Mining Corp, WCL & TerraCom. He has operated businesses in Australia, North America, Asia and South Africa in executive, senior management, project development, technical and operations roles.

David has repeatedly demonstrated transformational ability with a focus of creating shareholder value.

David has a Bachelor of Mining Engineering, Diploma of Risk Management and a Diploma with the Australian Institute of Company Directors on Board Governance. He also holds Mine Manager, Senior Site Executive and Statutory qualifications.