Steve commenced in the role of CEO with Tourism Noosa in November 2018 after serving on the Board for 8 years, and as Chair since 2011.
Steve has been living in Noosa with his family since 2008 and has over 25 years' experience in the hospitality and tourism industries, working within both domestic and international markets.
Steve was formally Area Manager for the Mantra Group and GM of Peppers Noosa Resort & Spa.
Prior to this he was the owner of multi award-winning Noosa Boathouse restaurant in Noosaville and has held senior executive roles with companies such as P&O Resorts, Best Western, Voyages Resorts and Coles Group.
With his hospitality and marketing background, Steve brings a fresh and energetic perspective to the industry and actively promotes companies enhancing their corporate, social and environmental responsibilities via giving back to the community.