Steve is the Founder & CEO of the SMCS GROUP of companies, comprising of companies involved in risk management, safety & training (SMCS RISK), workplace safety & PPE products supply (SMCS SAFETY) and security & defense equipment supply (SMCS TECH). SMCS GROUP is also a Joint Venture partner with GGII in company GEI MEKONG.
Steve's background consists of over 25 years of policing, risk management, compliance and business development experience. For 8 of those years Steve worked as a uniformed police officer and detective, employed by the Victorian Police Force. During that period Steve was seconded to a variety of State law enforcement agencies and was nominated as the lead investigator in numerous major drug, organised crime, Asian crime and financial deception investigations.
Since 2005, Steve has resided in Cambodia and been involved in both the profit and not-for-profit sectors, working as a specialist investigation consultant for various organisations as well as founding and acting as CEO of his own not-for-profit organization, SISHA International, responsible for the development and coordination of anti-human trafficking and child exploitation programs in South East Asia. Steve has written white papers on Victim Identification Procedures In Cambodia, Building Blocks For Law and Order and Illegal Medicine Investigation, Steve has also designed a criminal investigation-training program for front line police and trained over 600 police in Cambodia.
Steve has a Diploma in Policing, Diploma in Risk Management and is currently undertaking a Diploma in Workplace, Health & Safety.