Steve is a scientist, explorer, climber and naturalist. A career global geologist, he spent over 37 years working with the petroleum industry and is now dedicated to aligning industry, investors, academia, conservation organizations and NGOs around the challenges of and solutions to global climate change issues. Although having spent the past 25+ years as a corporate executive, Steve is a scientist at his core and an explorer by nature. He serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board at The Energy and Geoscience Institute University of Utah and the Chairman of the Board of CASA Exploration and is a Board Member for Delonex Energy. He also serves on the Boards of Trustees for the American Geosciences Institute Foundation and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and has previously served on the Boards of the American Petroleum Institute, National Ocean Industries Association, The Domestic Petroleum Council, The Wharton School of Business Board of Continuing Education and the Rider University Science Advisory Board.