Steven Pringle

Steven is a skilled and experienced public affairs and external relations professional with a background and qualifications in political engagement, strategic management, and working with community organisations.

His professional roles have encompassed:

  • Stakeholder and relationship management
  • Community engagement
  • Governance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Strategic planning and leadership
  • Media management and public relations
  • Political representation to federal, state and local governments
  • International relations and international politics
  • Civil–Military-Police Coordination
  • Leadership in a range of capacities including Mayor, Hornsby Shire Council and Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Australian Navy and board member of community organisations. 

Educational Qualifications and Courses

United Nations Humanitarian Civil –Military Coordination Course, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

Master of Arts, Macquarie University
(Major: Politics) 

Bachelor of Arts, Macquarie University
(Major: Economics & History) 

Diploma of Education, Macquarie University

Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (Royal Australian Navy)

Training Administration (Royal Australian Navy)

Quality Assurance (Royal Australian Navy)

Naval Staff College course, (Royal Australian Navy)

Instructor course (Royal Australian Navy)

Summary of Professional Experience

Naval Reserve Officer/Consultant
Australian Civil-Military Centre   

Director, Community Engagement
Macquarie University

State Member for Hawkesbury
Parliament of NSW

Councillor and Mayor
Hornsby Shire Council

Visiting Military Fellow
Australian Defence Force Academy, School of Politics

Management and Training roles
Royal Australian Navy