A passionate leader and advocate for a better Queensland, Steve has extensive leadership experience across a multitude of industries, including advising and managing city councils and leading complex public policy reforms.
In recent years, he played a significant role in the reform and return of Ipswich City Council to elected representation, as Interim Management Committee member, Administrator and then Advisor.
He co-founded and now leads the Queensland Futures Institute, an independent and respected voice, working alongside government to facilitate positive and accelerated change for all Queenslanders.
Steve had previously been Chief Executive of Australian Canegrowers, where he led landmark reforms to the sugar industry’s productivity and environmental programs. Whilst Queensland Head of the Property Council of Australia, he steered one of Queensland’s most influential industry bodies through the Global Financial Crisis, and successfully countered attempts to increase the industry’s tax burden. He has held management and advisory positions with the Local Government Association of Queensland, engaging heavily in Local, State and Federal Government policy reform.
Steve’s career is built on the continuous improvement of organisations, with a proven history of implementing strategic transformation in the organisations he has lead.
As Chair, Steve’s vision is to build investLogan as Queensland’s leading Local Government beneficial enterprise, delivering significant value and returns for Logan City Council.