He has consulted over 600 organizations, across 50 industries including Industry Associations, Blue Chips, Multinationals, Large Conglomerates, Public Sector Organizations, NGO/INGO, family-held businesses and SMEs. As a consultant, he has served clients across Australia, Japan, Korea, India, UK, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Ethiopia and the Middle East. He has delivered over 2500 training and coaching man-days in his career. As MD of Third Wave Group, he has successfully launched and established four separate business enterprises that manage six brands in consulting & training education, and courier services. This experience complements his expertise in new business development, entrepreneurship and building new business models. His core competencies are in corporate strategy, change management, human capital development, business process re-engineering, service strategy, and innovation.
He was a founder member and first branch secretary of the CIM Sri Lanka Branch – the first overseas branch of this association, and the former president of the Association for International Standards. He is an accredited auditor of the Malcolm Baldridge Performance Excellence Model, a Certified Consultant and Auditor for; ISO 9000, ISO 14000, Green Globe and Social Accountability. Stefan is the only accredited trainer in Sri Lanka for HR training from Deakin Prime – corporate training arm of the Deakin University Australia.
His passion for mountain climbing and trekking drove him to reach the Everest Base Camp. His pastime includes outward bound training in soft and hard adventure and sports motivation where he has mentored a number of national cricketers in their formation stages.