Stephen was born in 1952 in Perth. He attended Churchlands Senior High School from 1965 to 1969. Stephen pursued a career in education, working as a primary school principal, where he has focused on making a difference to students’ lives in some challenging environments. Stephen’s interest in the well-being of others is particularly evident in his generosity of spirit as a living related organ donor. This personal sacrifice is an example of selfless service to others, which the school and alumni community is proud to acknowledge.