Steven Pearce AFSM GAICD
CEO
Surf Life Saving NSW

Steven PearceSteven Pearce is the Chief Executive Officer Surf Life Saving NSW, a gazetted emergency service within NSW emergency management arrangements and is the peak body for coastal aquatic rescue in NSW. SLSNSW comprises over 76000 volunteers and 1000 fulltime and casual staff.

Steven joined SLSNSW in 2017 and has an extensive 31-year background in emergency services, political relationships and emergency and crisis management, having worked for Fire Rescue NSW, the NSW State Emergency Service and consulting to major corporate organisations to in crisis and emergency management preparation.

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Champions of Change Fire & Emergency 

Steven Pearce AFSM GAICD is a Member of the Champions of Change Fire &  Emergency Group which was established in 2017 in partnership with the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC). The group includes Chief Executives and Commissioners leading more than 30 agencies responsible for fire, emergency and land management services across Australia and New Zealand. The group is committed to advancing gender equity, inclusive cultures and achieving significant and sustainable improvements in the representation of women in their workplaces.

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