Steven B.

New Zealand


I have been at the forefront of the Search and Selection industry for over two decades and I am now focusing my talents on the Australian / New Zealand market as part of Stanton Chase International. My prominent experience in Technology, Professional Services, and Infrastructure has meant a smooth transition into the machinations of the Australasian business world since my move to New Zealand in February 2012. My career in Executive Search started in 1993 with a local search and selection company, early success led to being headhunted for the position of European Director of Stevenson Cobald International, located in Harley Street, London working on numerous high level search assignments for global clients. In 2000, I went to conceive my own search and selection brands which led to several establishing start-ups that included a sports agency for Rugby Players, a national golf tour for youngsters, Reflextech and Blue Anvil Technologies. I set up Blue Anvil Technologies in order to continue to hone my specialist talents and the enterprise found great success, winning awards in the Microsoft Sunday Times Fast Track 100 in 2003 and 2004. For the last five years, I have headed up New Zealand companies as a Sales Director, utilising my time to construct a network of Board Member, Investor and Senior Executive contacts in the Technology Professional Services, and Infrastructure sectors. Outside of my entrepreneurial endeavours, I strongly believe in maintaining a healthy work/life balance by pursuing my love of coaching rugby. To date I have coached rugby worldwide and even worked with international rugby Captains, but my favourite experiences have been tremendous seasons with youth teams both in England and New Zealand. I am committed to assisting people to be the “Best that they can Be” either through work or through Rugby. I relish the challenge of working with new individuals and learning about their skills, experiences and culture.


  • development
  • services
  • work
  • project support
  • teachers
  • new zealand
  • australia
  • worldwide
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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