General Manager - Investment and Special Projects
Following 15 years working in leadership, strategic business and planning roles with Canberra energy giants, ActewAGL, Steve joins the Geocon team as a leader in big thinking and financial and investment management.
As CFO at ActewAGL, Steve managed around 120 staff in roles which governed aspects of the businesses financial arrangements, including financial and management accounting, taxation, financial systems, accounts payable, treasury and insurance, procurement and contract management, facilities management and security, corporate advisory activities.
These skills will all be utilised in driving better strategic business practices at Geocon.
A proud Canberran and family man, Steve’s greatest business achievement was in strategic acquisitions, in particular growing a national environmental sciences business from a single facility in Canberra, quadrupling its revenue and earnings before divesting the business for a significant premium to its acquisition cost base. Other strategic initiatives he has been involved in have included large scale solar and wind farms, streetlighting, telecommunication and data centre assets including energy distribution infrastructure.