Steve Chandler was born in Australia and was raised in numerous locations across Australia and in Papua New Guinea. From a young age Steve was exposed to construction and property development through his father's work and businesses. Steve commenced his career in the building industry in 1980. At the age of 21 Steve achieved his first managerial role in the building industry and quickly rose through the ranks to become a Project Manager. Following this Steve held Development Management roles with major property development companies. In 2006 Steve established LEFTA Corporation Pty Ltd, a property development strategy, advisory and consultancy firm created to help people resolve their building problems, preferably before they occur. Steve commenced lecturing in construction project management and property development at various institutions in 2012. Today Steve manages LEFTA Corporation Pty Limited and has expanded its reach through provision of training, coaching and mentoring services.