Prior to joining CAUDIT, Steven was at Victoria University for over eight years. Graduating with an honours degree in Economics/Statistics from the University of Tasmania, Steven was a cadet with the Australian Bureau of Statistics before becoming a Statistical Legislative Research Specialist in Parliament House Canberra. After moving to Melbourne, Steven worked for more than 15 years as a marketing research consultant specialising in census data, spatial and geodemographic research.
A member of the Institute of Analytics Professional of Australia since its inception, Steven is also a member of the International Institute for Analytics [USA], Association of Institutional Research [USA], Australian Association of Institutional Research, the American Statistical Association and the USA Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum [HEDW]. He co-founded the Melbourne Tableau User Group.