About Step Aquaculture

Independent expertise in all aspects of engineering for aquaculture

To any team, we can open the door to a network of established national & international partners and contractors which will provide an invaluable head start to any project or objectives.

We have a proven ability to develop innovative and practical engineering solutions for a whole range of unique situations, large and small.

Meet our team

Step Aquaculture & Engineering Services was created by Steven “Step” Burdon in 2018 working together with partner Tracey Johns. 

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Steven "Step" Burdon

Managing Director

In a career spanning over 35 years, Step has developed a reputation for his expert knowledge of specialist engineering services and fleet management for the aquaculture industry.

Originally from a fishing family and having completed a trade-in Boat Building including fabrication and metalwork, Step was employed by Huon Aquaculture for 25 years as Fleet & Engineering Manager.

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Tracey Johns

Business Manager

With over 20 years experience in the aquaculture sector, Tracey has an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the activities and operations of the industry.

Tracey provides invaluable support at the heart of the business, and all of its activities and relationships.

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Jesse Burdon

Marine Technician

Jesse has grown up around the Aquaculture Industry and has a firm understanding of the industry and its requirements. 

He is a very committed, diligent and reliable worker and along with his can-do attitude is a great member of our team.

Jesse is the son of Step and has been working for Channel Marine as a Marine Technician for the past 5 years. 

Over 35 years experience & practical knowledge in all aspects of aquaculture, hatcheries & processing factories.