Stephen is a Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Australia's largest and most representative business association, which speaks at a national and international level on behalf of the nation's State and Territory Chambers of Commerce and Industry and National Industry Associations from all sectors of the economy.
On an international level, Stephen became a member of the World Chambers Federation Council in January 2011 and a director of the International Chamber of Commerce Australia in October 2011.
At NSW Business Chamber, Stephen’s responsibility is to provide leadership and direction in establishing the Chamber as the premier business organisation in Australia, including influencing policy on a state and federal level to best serve the business community of New South Wales.
Stephen commenced his career with NSW Business Chamber in 1986 when he joined the organisation as the Regional Industrial Relations Officer in the Hunter Valley.
After moving to the Chamber’s head office in North Sydney, Stephen was subsequently promoted to Deputy Director - Industrial Relations, where, as a member of the senior management team, Stephen was responsible for all aspects of the Chamber’s IR services.