Steven is a natural leader who is fair and enjoys having a positive impact on people and business. He also excels in relationship building and is a strategic thinker with the gravitas to drive operational capability forward.
The son of a farmer, he embarked on a corporate career with multinational companies including Cargill Inc, the global food corporation based in the US.
An advocate for wildlife and indigenous communities, Steven recently worked in the field of conservation as COO for the Savé Valley Conservancy in Zimbabwe.
He is also a confident, high-energy operations lead with 35 plus years’ experience in the field of plant operations, working in multiple locations in a variety of different geographies. He has done this in the fields of agriculture, environment, health and safety, logistics, inventory management, often in tough and remote locations.
His career has focused on operational excellence, talent management and behaviours and he holds teams accountable for their successes and failures.