Steven has bachelor degrees in Journalism and Science, specialising in ecology and entomology. During his studies, he assisted in the identification of extinct parasitic wasps from amber fossils, and undertook international media studies in 2015 at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Steven is co-host, presenter, and panel operator for the Radio Adelaide late night community radio program ‘The Night Shift’ and has experience as a laboratory technician in South Australia’s wine industry. Steven commenced with the AusSMC in late 2017.