Steve Thomas

General Manager - Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Bachelor of Business (Human Resources), MBA

As a longstanding member of the BMD family, Steve lives and breathes BMD’s values and the company’s operational approach of ‘doing things differently’. As Human Resources Manager, Steve is responsible for industrial relations, end to end recruitment services, staff retention, and development of group policies and procedures. As general manager of the human resources and payroll services departments, Steve encompasses an open, inclusive and collaborative leadership style, empowering people to perform to the best of their ability in a culture that is light hearted, fun and free from micromanagement. As Human Resources Manager, Steve has overseen the growth of BMD’s graduate intake and in particular, the high retention rate of graduates. In 2012, Steve assisted in the implementation of the company’s formal Graduate Program which has become an innovative annual two-day event which differs significantly from our competitors.