Steve is the Executive Director of Land and Spatial Information (LSI) in the Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM). The LSI division is responsible for spatial data, systems, services and infrastructure. Steve has chaired the Queensland Spatial Information Council (QSIC) since 2009, and represents the State Government on a number of spatial information expert panels, peak bodies, committees and boards.
Steve commenced his career with Land Victoria as a trainee. Steve went on to lead the Department’s Land Information Group for seven years. In 2003, he commenced with the Queensland Government as Chief Information Officer for the Department of Natural Resources and Water.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from RMIT University and a Research Master of Surveying Science (Information Technology) from The University of Melbourne. Steve is currently an Adjunct Professor with the Institute for Future Environments at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
Steven was awarded the Public Service Medal for services to land and spatial information in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.