Summary of research interests: Steve works as a hydrographer for the Department of Water, South Coast Region.
He graduated from Murdoch University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science (Biological Science). After graduating Steve worked for the Department of Conservation and Land Management in the Pine Forestry group and in 2002 began volunteering for urban catchments groups in Perth. Steve spent the next six years working as a Natural Resource Management Officer in both urban and rural areas undertaking river restoration, nutrient management and community education.
In 2009 he began an internal Hydrographic traineeship with the Department of Water and currently manages a network of gauging stations between Northcliffe and Esperance and is the Data Manager for the South Coast Region.