Director, Planning and Development
Stephen started his career as an architect & after 10 years of practice completed a Grad. Diploma of Project Management & then a Master of Engineering. His work on major hospital & commercial projects throughout Australia & Indonesia led to his appointment as Head of the Project & Development Division for Tan & Tan Developments in Kuala Lumpur in 1994, leading the initiation & delivery of major health, retail, commercial & residential projects throughout Malaysia & China.
Since returning to Melbourne in 1998, Stephen has occupied executive positions with major consulting, contracting & development companies in the retail, commercial & aviation sectors, before joining La Trobe University in 2010 as Director, Estates Development, responsible for Major Projects, Project Management, Leasing and Property. A restructure in 2012 resulted in Stephen's appointment to the position of Director, Planning & Development, responsible for strategic planning, capital planning, master planning, space planning, leasing, property & development for La Trobe's 5 campuses in Melbourne & regional Victoria.