Steve forms part of the BATS team as a nutrient chemist. Educated at the University of Tasmania he moved to Bermuda in 1996 from the Antarctic Collaborative Research Centre where his field work included participation of cruises in the Southern Ocean. In 2001 he began work for the University of South Florida on cruises of the Gulf of Mexico. Following this, he moved to Athens and undertook Georgia Coastal cruises for the University of Georgia. In 2006 Steve joined BATS and has since undertaken research aboard the R/V Atlantic Explorer.