Stephen has developed, designed and delivered industrial courses for colleges and private business (Canada and UK) and experience teaching with the New Brunswick Community College. In addition to a Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies, he has a Bachelor of Adult Education. With his experience and strong leadership skills and his understanding of group dynamics and adult learning principles he has participated in successful, collaborative, multi-disciplinary team approaches to adult teaching within creative learning environments.
Stephen has acted as consultant to the Federal Government Departments of Fisheries and Oceans, National Research Council and a number of Newfoundland provincial government departments. Recent projects involve the Newfoundland Department of Rural Renewal, New Brunswick's Rural Development, the Business Development Bank of Canada, and The Greater Fredericton Economic Development Corporation. Stephen has a solid record in retail business as an entrepreneur and a consultant in private industry for product marketing, IT specialist work and computer software development.