Steve Lyon is currently a General Manager for an oil and gas operating company. He holds a Master's Degree in Chemical and Process Engineering, is a Chartered Engineer and a Professional Process Safety Engineer. Steve is also a board member of the Australian Centre for Energy and Process Training (ACEPT).
Steve took up triathlon to enjoy a healthier lifestyle and be an active and healthy father for his two young children. He has competed for a number of years at various distances from Sprint to half Ironman. He most recently represented Great Britain at the ITU Triathlon World Championships in the Gold Coast.
Travis has an eleven-year association with triathlon as an “athlete” and more than half of that also serving roles as a coach, official and club administration. His proudest achievement in triathlon is being instrumental in starting the Perth Hills Triathlon Club and serving as its president for five years from inception. As a ten-time Ironman finisher he understands that perseverance is often the key to success.
Outside of triathlon Travis has a successful career in private enterprise as a manager with extensive experience in sales, marketing and strategy development. As part of the TWA Board he hopes to apply these skills to help promote triathlon as a lifestyle sport of choice for West Australians.
Steve has worked in State Government for over 20 years and has experience in leadership and Governance. He has been involved in emergency services and response groups and is a qualified investigator. Steve has been involved in Triathlon for a number of years through competing, coaching and is one of TWA’s senior Technical Officials. He is Chairperson of the Technical Reference Panel and also a member of Triathlon Australia”s Ethics and Integrity Panel.