Born in Manchester, UK, Steve moved to Singapore in 2012 to take up the role of CIO for DHL Supply Chain, responsible for Asia Pacific and was subsequently also appointed as CIO Global Warehouse Management Systems Centre of Excellence. In June 2018, Steve was appointed Chief Operating Officer for DHL Supply Chain, Asia Pacific in addition to his role as Chief Information Officer. In 2021, he was appointed CEO, Thailand Cluster for DHL Supply Chain, responsible for growing the business delivering value and innovation for customers.
Steve spent his childhood in South Africa before moving back to the UK where he worked for in a variety of supply chain roles. He joined third party logistics provider Exel in 1999, in a global systems strategy role and went on to hold a number of senior IT roles. Following the acquisition of Exel by Deutche Post DHL in 2005, Steve was appointed Supply Chain Solutions Director, EMEA for DHL Supply Chain, and was subsequently promoted to VP Global Logistics Solutions, responsible for driving strategic solutions globally.
Steve holds a Master Science degree in Logistics & Transportation from Cranfield University, UK for whom he subsequently became an external examiner and provided regular lectures on Global Supply Chain Outsourcing from 2000 until his move to Singapore. He also has a Diploma of Management Studies and is a Member of the Charted Institute of Logistics & Transportation. He is co-author of the supply chain book, International Logistics and Supply Chain Outsourcing: From local to global, published in 2007. Steve is an Advisory Board Member for IT advisors CIO Connect. After four years serving as a member of the main committee of the British Club, Singapore, Steve was appointed President in November 2019.
Steve is a lifelong and passionate Manchester United football fan and looks to ex-manager, Alex Ferguson for inspiration in how he managed his teams.