Group General Manager, Business Applications
In his role, Steve assists the country leadership teams to build the overall strategy and help customers achieve successful business transformation leveraging Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP and CRM solutions and the Power Platform.
With 20 years’ experience in leadership roles in accountancy, sales and business consulting, Steve has gained exposure to a wide variety of industries and has strength in quickly designing and communicating business solutions that encapsulate a company’s strategic objectives. As an out-and-out business ‘geek’, Steve is always looking to better understand our customers’ businesses and find the lightbulb moment when he can connect our breadth of capability to the opportunity or problem at hand.
Steve is always looking for pragmatic ways to simplify and improve the way we work and the way our customers’ businesses operate, helping our teams thrive by working on interesting (often ground-breaking) projects with business leaders who are seeking something other than a traditional ‘arms-length’ vendor relationship. Finding ways to truly co-create amazing outcomes enabled by the remarkable Microsoft cloud platform.
Years in the trenches allow Steve to focus the minds of change governance groups towards the critical issues of today without losing sight of what’s coming next, while sharing proven tactics to drive
user adoption and benefit realisation on a journey of
Outside of work, Steve maintains a passion for Disc Golf as the inaugural member of the Contribution to Disc Golf fraternity, after setting up the New Zealand National Tour in 2001. While the skills that took him to numerous national titles are fading, he still cherishes the opportunity to get out and compete as a Grand Master. Outside this, you’ll find him having a laugh and a cold one at a BBQ with friends.
“As a team, we are motivated to achieve great things and make the world a better place – in the way we build our own capability, support our colleagues’ development, as well as in the role we play in the success of the businesses we work with.
For me, it's about attracting great talent to ensure we harness the full potential of technology for our customers. I’m inspired by the great people I get to work with, the way they innovate and really step into the shoes of our customers to deliver remarkable results.”