Steven is Head of Innovation for Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP where he works in close partnership with industry and the NHS and other public bodies to to develop the GCGP LEP area’s priority sectors: Life Sciences, Agri-tech, Advanced Engineering, Materials & HVM, ICT and Cleantech. He is a member of the GCGP LEP Area’s Science, Industry & Innovation Council, which he also supports.
He led the wide partnership that secured a Science & Innovation Audit for the East of England in late 2016.
Previously Steven was Head of Innovation for EEDA, where he led an expert team of programme managers. He was EEDA lead for Norwich Research Park, including The Earlham Institute. Earlier, he led the Prime Minister’s Initiative for Vocational Training in Russia, and later worked in senior technology transfer roles at the Universities of Oxford, Bristol and London.
Elected a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (FIoD) in 2001 and, in 2016, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA) and a Policy Fellow of Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge, Steven is a Freeman of the City of London and Renter Warden of the Worshipful Company of Farriers.