Steve joined the firm in 2006, after completing a diverse range of accounting related assignments. He attended University at Canterbury and Lincoln. Steve gained his Chartered Accounting qualification while employed at Ernst & Young from 1994 until 1997, before spending 3 years overseas based in London working in the Equity Markets for Deutsche Bank and J P Morgan. Following his return to New Zealand he has worked in the corporate world first as a Design Engineer for a treasury software company and then as a Financial Controller for a medium sized import, wholesale and retail operation. His strengths include a strong grounding in the farming sector and sound commercial knowledge gained from his previous experience in the corporate world.
Steve enjoys working with the many types of Farming and Corporate operations that exist in the North Canterbury area and gets professional satisfaction from working with clients to attain their business goals.
Steve enjoys time spent with his wife Sarah and their two young children Angus and Jessie. He is actively involved in basketball, touch, running, skiing, and the gym. He also enjoys following rugby and cricket. Outside his sports interests Steve enjoys spending time with his friends.
Steve is currently chairman of The North Canterbury Swim Club.