Former General Manager with 33 years experience in local government, 22 years as General Manager and a further six years as a Director/Manager.
Steven was an integral part of the transition of five Councils to three in which Greater Hume was formed in 2004 both in Director and General Manager roles. Continuing as General Manager and guiding Greater Hume through the NSW Government’s Fit for the Future process until his recent retirement.
Steven has an extraordinary passion for local government in regional and rural areas and has a unique understanding of the many challenges facing Councils including financial sustainability, staff recruitment and retention and economic and community development.
Steven comes from a strong Corporate and Community Services background and his strengths are in:
- Good governance
- Financial due diligence
- Project Management
- Organisational Restructuring and Culture
- Performance Management
- Professional Development of staff at all levels of the organisation.
As part of the Mason Blackadder team Steven is available to assist your Council with recruitment and staff development needs.