Stephen is the Managing Director and has well over 30 years' experience in employee relations, industrial relations and human resources and has negotiated hundreds of enterprise agreements. He has held senior ER roles in many industries including restaurants, manufacturing, FMCG and clubs.
Before establishing ER Strategies, he -
- set up an Employee Relations and Human Resources consulting division with one of Australia’s leading law firms;
- worked as Employee Relations Director for Yum Restaurants (a current client), with corporate responsibility for KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants for Australia and New Zealand.
As well as general HR and consulting experience in a large corporate environment, Stephen has specialist experience in the industrial relations, occupational health and safety, equal employment opportunity and security areas. He has held senior ER roles in the restaurant, fast moving consumer goods, club, timber, power, construction and metal industries.
Stephen has served the business community through involvement on the Council of the former State Chamber of Commerce and was a Committee Member of the Employee Relations Special Interest Group of the New South Wales Branch of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
With dual business degrees and extensive employee relations expertise and commercial experience, Stephen provides innovative people solutions that deliver tangible results.