Steve is originally from Gisborne and did his schooling here, in Perth, Wellington and Palmerston North. After working in South Korea and travelling extensively he has now returned home.
Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Art History from Otago University. While residing in Dunedin, Steve volunteered for the Community Law Centre and worked for a local law firm for four years.
Steve is interested in the arts especially the visual arts and painting. He is an amateur painter and enjoys visiting art galleries and exhibitions. He frequented gallery spaces in Seoul. Steve is also an avid traveller and has a great appreciation for Asian countries and their diverse cultures and cuisines. To relax, Steve enjoys urban walking and sipping on long black coffees.