Steve is passionate about our lakes and rivers and the sustainability of the agricultural sector.
With an innate ability for making connections and building relationships, Steve's rich experience across multiple sectors and industries, equip him to be a dynamic member of the team. These experiences include project management, rural and residential development, construction, civil engineering, gold mining and technology along with his earlier farming career and rural upbringing.
Steve hails from the Manawatu/Rangitikei region, boarded at Palmerston North Boys High and studied economics at Massey University. After his formative farming career he relocated to Taupō buying and operating The River Lodge, a corporate conference and events venue and establishing NZ River Jet.