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Brisbane, Queensland

Steve Giles

Managing Director

Steve is a Managing Director in Kates Kesler. His focus is on advising C-Suite level business leaders on transforming their operating models, redesigning organizational structures and management processes, and developing the capabilities needed to realize their strategic objectives. He is passionate about helping organizations respond to disruption, build resilience and adaptability, and position for growth.

Steve previously worked as an Executive, Workforce Strategy & Design at a major Australian bank where he was responsible for shaping enterprise organization design and conducting long-term capability-based workforce planning. Prior to this, Steve was a Partner with Deloitte Consulting, working predominantly across the United States and Australia to deliver a wide range of workforce-related productivity programs. When he left in 2018, he was Lead Human Capital Partner for QLD and Australian National Lead for organization design. His early career was in Japan and parts of South-East Asia, assisting multinationals build their local teams.

Steve lives with his family on the Gold Coast, Australia. When not at work or relaxing with his family, Steve can usually be found in the surf or on a mountain bike in the hinterland. He is also active in the community and serves as a Director on a local for purpose board.

He has a BA/BSc in Psychology from the Australian National University and an MBA from Cornell University.