Steve Burns

Steve is based in Perth, Australia and is a former director of Merrill Lynch ( London),  former director of Commerzbank (London) and Financial Controller for City Sprint (London). He is presently co-founder and partner of Bayleaf Capital and Managing Director of Lithium Consulting, which offers strategic consulting for early stage companies and SMEs focused on growth strategy, cash flow management and budgeting.

Speciality Finance and Investment
Areas of Expertise
  • Fund Raising and Financial Strategy


Steve has strong experience in the renewable energy sector and was formerly CFO of Solfinity Energia (Mexico) and CEO of Bioverse Energy ( Australia). Steve was also a senior acquisitions specialist advising the Australian Federal government on their buy and hold portfolio in renewable energy, mining resources, manufacturing, retail and tourism sectors.

Key Accomplishments

Co-FounderOz Great Drops

Co-Founder & PartnerBayleaf Capital

Co-FounderCrosscan (Aust) distributor for Crosscan GmbH

Managing DirectorLithium Consulting Pty Ltd

Interim CFODR Listings SAS