Stephen joined the board of Astley Care in 2021 when he was elected as Chairperson and also chairs the Nominations & Remuneration Committee. He is Managing Director of Parkside Consulting and was previously Chief Technology Officer/Chief Information Officer at Opticomm for 12 years until its sale in November 2020. Stephen also chairs Scouts WA and is non executive director of DGtek. Stephen is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has an MBA, a Master of Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in Telecommunication Management from Murdoch University. He is currently studying a Master of Business Law at Southern Cross University. Stephen lives in Southern River and family experience with aged care. Astley Care benefits from Stephen's strategic thinking, information systems insight and understanding of governance.