Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Steve is an electrical engineer with over 30 years experience in the underground coal and metalliferous coal mining industries.
His experience is wide ranging, including large project management, longwall moves, conveyor installations and maintenance, and operational management in mining and engineering. He has extensive knowledge of the industry, particularly in the Bowen Basin in Queensland.
Steve was responsible for the purchase and commissioning of Queensland’s first modern longwall at Central Colliery in 1985 and subsequently was the Project Director for the design and development of the Southern Colliery Project in 1988. In 1989 he became Project and Operations manager for TiWest Ltd and later became Project Manager for feasibility studies for Newcrest’s Telfer expansion.
Steve founded the SBD business in 1995 and has led its growth since then to merge with Delta to form Delta SBD.
Steve has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Electronic Engineering) from Curtin University (formerly Western Australian Institute of Technology).