Steven Lakotij

Business Advisor
Enterprise Connect
Defence Industry Innovation Centre


Steven has been a Business Advisor with Enterprise Connect - Defence Industry Innovation Centre, based in Victoria, for four years. During that time assisted a number of Small to Medium sized business with a range of activities including delivering the Supplier Continuous Improvement Program (SCIP) to defence industry suppliers.

His long manufacturing career in a number of senior executive roles has given him an insight into a large variety of challenges which companies face on a daily basis.
His industry experience includes aerospace, automotive, transport and logistics and airlines. He has extensive experience with component manufacturing, repair and overhaul activities and transport and logistics. He has been involved with many government initiatives and was a member of the working party which developed the ACIS grant for Australian automotive manufacturers.
Steven is finance professional, a member of CPA Australia and Chartered Institute of
Management Accountants.

Steven is committed to assisting Australian SME’s to improve performance and achieve long term sustainability. This means developing organisations and inspiring employees to achieve excellent results.
Steven has an excellent record in business analysis to provide strategic and tactical solutions in developing products and markets leading to strong, profitable growth.