Steve has a strong background in finance and arts administration and has worked in the arts and cultural heritage sector for over 30 years. He has held a number of positions at the South Australian Museum, Arts SA and Country Arts SA.  Prior to being appointed Chief Executive Officer in September 2010, Steve’s roles at Country Arts SA have included: Manager, Programs and Resources; Arts Manager for the Central Region; and Director Venues and Resources with responsibility for 4 regionally based and 1 metropolitan based professional 500 seat theatres.

Steve is a Certified Practising Accountant  and currently the South Australian representative and Treasurer for the Australian Performing Arts Centres Association and a Director of Regional Arts Australia, the key national body representing the broad and complex interests and concerns of those working with and for the arts in regional, rural and remote Australia.

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