Steve is a forest scientist (forester) who graduated from the Forestry School at the Australian National University with a Bachelor of Science (Forestry) degree in 1987.
Steve is a Registered Forestry Professional™ (RFP 110) under the Forestry Australia (formerly Institute of Foresters/Australian Forest Growers) Registered Forestry Professional scheme. For clients of forestry professionals, the RPF scheme guarantees that the Registered Professional Forester they are engaging has been assessed by expert practitioners and deemed to possess the experience, skills and knowledge identified by the RPF Registration Committee for that forester’s area/s of expertise. Steve currently sits on the Forestry Australia RFP Registration Committee.
You may be aware of others who pass themselves off as forestry consultants, etc. but you would be well advised to check their credentials to see if they are actually qualified to give you forestry advice.
Steve is an active member of Forestry Australia and is a member of the NSW Divisional Committee.
Steve is a foundational directors of Forest & Wood Communities Australia and the current Chair.
Steve is a current Director and Vice President of Timber NSW, the peak body representing the timber and forest products industry in NSW, including processors, harvest and haul contractors and private landowners.
Steve currently serves on: