Prior to the LIA he was the Chief Executive of the National Skills Academy for Power leading a public and private sector backed initiative to attract and retain the skills needed to secure the UK’s power requirements into the future.
From 2000 until 2006 Steve was Vice-President, Strategic Development, at Bombardier Transportation, the world-leading manufacturer of rail and aerospace transport systems. In 2006 he joined EEF and went on to lead a re-organisation effort, helping transform the operation into a more commercial body to secure the financial future of the well-established ‘Federation’.
In addition to working with Bombardier Transportation and the EEF, Steve was formerly Managing Director of SailTime North Wales.
Steve is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and has an MBA from Sheffield Hallam University.