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. 


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.


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.


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.