BCompt Accounting (Hons), MCom (Unisa), DCom Accounting, CA (SA)
Steve qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985. After completing his articles at Ernst & Young (1980-1983) he was a senior lecturer in Accounting at the University of South Africa (1983-1988). He joined Trust Bank in August 1988 and is a former Group Chief Executive of the Absa Group.
He holds many directorships, including, the following: Executive Chairman of Metrofibre, Non-Executive Chairman of Efficient Group, Non-Executive Director of Steinhoff Ltd, Non-Executive Lead Independent Director of Clover Ltd, Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Senwes Ltd and Non-Executive Director of Vukile Properties Ltd.
He is involved in various community initiatives; is a council member of the University of Pretoria and is chairman of AfriSake.