Steve is an environmental engineer with over 40 years experience in consulting and applied research related to water resource assessment, engineering hydrology, pollution control and natural resource management. In particular, Steve has extensive experience in surface water management, erosion control and pollution control for mines and quarries. Steve’s consulting experience in mine water management covers most states in Australia and projects in Indonesia and PNG, with particular emphasis on coal mines. Steve is the author of over 80 technical publications in journals and conference proceedings. He has provided specialist advice to all levels of government as well as a range of international agencies and has served as a panel member for the NSW Planning Assessment Commission. He has also prepared and given expert evidence to the NSW District Court, Supreme Court, Land & Environment Court and Commissions of Inquiry. Steve is currently a director of Advisian (formerly Evans & Peck).