Stephen Coleman was in private practice as a barrister on the NSW Bar from 1998 to 2018. He was appointed as the Assistant Director with the Professional Standards Unit of the Anglican Church (Diocese of Sydney) in February 2018. He was appointed to the Reach Beyond Board in November 2014. He is married to Jonetta and has three children and three grandchildren.
Stephen attends St Peters Anglican Church in Glenbrook in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. He was the son of an Anglican minister, and has known Jesus all of his life, but responded to an offer of salvation at the 1968 Billy Graham Crusade. He has a Diploma of Law (BAB) and a Master of Laws with Honours from UTS and practices in Industrial, WHS, Commercial and most other sorts of law. He also has an Amateur Operators Certificate of Proficiency (Advanced) and holds the callsign VK2ASC. He has had an interest in shortwave broadcasting, amateur radio and electronics most of his life.
Stephen considers it a blessing to be able to contribute to Reach Beyond in his professional area, but also in the context of his interest in radio and as part of his service as a follower of Jesus.