Bachelor of Laws (Adelaide University)
Stephen is a highly experienced legal practitioner and a former partner at Adelaide law firm, Kelly & Co, from 1988 to 2001. In that time he headed the firm’s Employment, Industrial Law and Superannuation Section. He was also responsible for managing much of Kelly & Co’s internal risk management functions. Stephen remains a Consultant to the firm.
In addition to more than 30 years’ experience working as a lawyer, Stephen is Chairman of Australian Timbers Ltd and Poly Products Co Pty Ltd. He was a director of Paragon Private Equity and its associated companies, a director of the McArthur Management Group of Companies, and Chairman of Cavitus Pty Ltd.
Stephen is a former Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Investment Committee of Non-Government Schools (NGS) Superannuation Fund, an industry fund with funds under management exceeding $5 billion. During his time at NGS, the fund grew from $1.6 billion to more than $5 billion.
Stephen is also a former Chairman of the School Council of Westminster School Incorporated and is the current Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Westminster School Foundation.
Commencement date: November 15, 2006