In September 2007, with the appointment of Jean-Yves Charlier as CEO, Stephen was elevated to the position of Vice Chairman, Education Strategy at Promethean. Throughout his time with Promethean, Stephen has guided the company through tremendous growth and development and has seen the company become a major player in the international educational ICT industry.
Stephen is committed to the continuing advancement of education and has served on a number of groups advising Government ministers and agencies.
Prior to joining Promethean, Stephen was the CEO of Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, Training and Enterprise (formerly Shropshire TEC). In this role he served on various national policy advisory groups on Education and Youth Training and also Rural Issues. He has also served as a school and college governor.
Earlier in his career, Stephen worked at East Lancashire Training and Enterprise Council, managed a manufacturing business in East Lancashire, and worked for P&O in London and Miami, USA.
Stephen holds a first class honours degree from Manchester University and an Open University MBA.