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Xiaoqun Clever-Steg

Director of BHP Group Limited

Diploma in Computer Science and International Marketing, MBA 


Independent Non-executive Director since October 2020

Skills and experience

Xiaoqun Clever-Steg has over 20 years’ experience in technology with a focus on software engineering, data and AI, cybersecurity and digitalisation. 

Xiaoqun was formerly Chief Technology Officer of Ringier AG and ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Chief Operating Officer of Technology and Innovation at SAP and President of SAP Labs China. 

Xiaoqun brings significant expertise in the development, selection and implementation of business transforming technology, innovation and assessment of opportunities and risks in digital disruption. She has knowledge and relationships across the technology and innovation start-up sector across Europe, Asia and North America and brings depth to the Board’s review of managing cyber security risks as well as assessment of opportunities to invest in proven and emerging technologies in the discovery of new mineral deposits, safer and more cost effective processing, and technologies to reduce GHG emissions and support the energy transition. 

Current appointments

Xiaoqun is a Non-executive Director of Amadeus IT Group SA (since June 2020) and on the Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG (since February 2020). Xiaoqun is also the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LuxNova Suisse GmbH (since April 2018).

Committee membership

Risk and Audit Committee