Stephen is a chartered accountant with 30 years of business experience. He commenced his career with Price Waterhouse and had a decade with the firm in three different countries. He was subsequently employed in the funds management industry for many years, initially with Hambro-Grantham and then with Colonial First State (where he was that group’s Head of Private Equity from 2000 to 2006). He has extensive Board experience across multiple industries. Other current roles include advising one of Australia’s larger superannuation funds on their global private equity program. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Cape Town and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.
Stephen was appointed to the Board in November 2011 and is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.