Stephen joined the NSW Department of Education and Communities as its Chief Information Officer in January 2011. Before joining DEC, he was the Assistant General Manager, ITD with the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD).
In this role, he was actively involved in the federal government's Digital Education Revolution and successfully implemented and managed a number of major change programs. This included working with a broad range of stakeholders, including both Primary and Secondary school principals, to implement a state-wide technology roadmap.
In his first two years as CIO, Stephen oversaw services offered by the Department's IT Directorate. He now leads work involving initiatives to deliver a more agile and innovative ICT foundation for schools, TAFE and corporate users.
Before the move to education, he helped transform ICT services within Parks Victoria.