From Iqaluit to Sri Lanka, Europe to Africa, SARS to September 11, Steve has been there & done that and brings to your team the lessons gained from a world of experience.
Through messages delivered with trademark frankness and a mix of humorous quips that keep audiences leaning in and taking notes, Steve can relate his experiences where a laser-like focus on the mission was required to keep people alive to your workplace.
Steve has worked with people like you and has dealt with the dangers of allocating parking spaces and replacing coffee makers; worked on and for Boards; been a municipal administrator and operated large businesses.
Steve is a Calgary based speaker, educator & consultant and expert at developing followers into leaders and building dedicated, loyal, and remarkable teams.
Through the lessons learned from 35 years as a leader, soldier, and humanitarian Steve has honed his insights and leadership skills and his unique ability to inspire and teach others to lead.
He is one of only a handful of people in Canada who has planned and managed the relief & recovery responses and maintained complex business continuity function for the following:
The2016 Fort McMurray Wildfires
The 2013 Alberta Floods,
The 2011 Slave Lake Fires,
2004 Tsunami, SARS,
The 2003 Blackout,
The 2003 British Columbia firestorms,
Sept 11 Terrorist Attacks
Leading soldiers in military operations;
Steve has a Masters Degree in Public Policy & Management and lives in Calgary with his patient and understanding wife Debra.