TRAINING, EVENTS & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
AGON TRAINING (Pty) Ltd
Steve is a graduate of Sheffield University UK, and holds a dual honours degree in Economic Studies, as well as a Diploma in Business Management. He is an accredited SAQA trainer, assessor and moderator and qualified to conduct RPL assessments and holds the National Diploma in Occupational Training & Development.
He has been involved in marketing, sales and training roles for the past 35 years, mainly in the FMCG, financial services and the call centre industries, where he held national marketing and advertising positions in these sectors both in London and in South Africa.
Steve has been involved in the direct marketing industry and conducted training for the Direct Marketing Association for over 25 years and is a past board member of the DMASA and is responsible for the education portfolio. He currently runs his own training company.
He has also been a regular guest lecturer in direct marketing for many educational institutions and has presented a range of papers at conferences and workshops within South Africa, Zimbabwe and Australia and has co-authored several textbooks on direct marketing.
At the Assegais 2000 he received the DMASA ‘Direct Marketer of the Year’ award and at the Assegai Awards 2010 was inducted into the DMA ‘Hall of Fame’.
Steve currently sits on the Services SETA Communications and Marketing Services Chamber as the member representing the Direct Marketing industry for the DMA.