His evidence-based thinking helps him to develop practical solutions for NGOs and governments. He is passionate about improving lives and ensuring that everyone has access to the services they need to support their health and wellbeing. Steven enjoys working in a collaborative environment and is most energised when brainstorming with colleagues.
Steven holds an Adjunct Associate Lecturer position at the University of Newcastle and contributes to scientific discussion through his articles in The Conversation. He previously worked as a consultant at 360Edge, a specialist health consultancy in the AOD sector, where he developed a strong skillset in research translation.
Steven completed his PhD in the minimum time of three years; it explored intracranial pressure elevation and cerebrospinal fluid change after ischaemic stroke. This included publishing seven peer-reviewed articles in peer-reviewed journals. He also holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours in neuroscience from the University of Dundee, Scotland).
Steven stays active by heading to the gym and going for coastal or bush walks. He also enjoys heading to the beach and hosting his friends for dinner and drinks.