Stephen's work as both a primary and secondary school principal has given him a strong background in strategic planning, operational management and change management processes.

Stephen also has considerable experience in both human resource management and financial and risk management. His association with CPL began when his first child began receiving services.

Stephen has also worked in the commercial building business in Central Queensland, Anglo American in Contractual Development & Project Management and now back to his first love teaching at Rockhampton Grammar School in Industrial Design and Technology as well as Head of Department Vocational Education and Training.