Steve joined UKCeB in February 2005 having worked at Rolls-Royce for 35 years. After graduating from Oxford University, he has worked in Advanced Engineering, Customer Support, Marketing, Project Management and overseas as a Rolls-Royce management representative.
He also spent 5 years in Supply Chain/Procurement covering various roles from Contract Manager, Group Purchasing Manager to Head of Purchasing Operations. Steve spent 6 years in Civil Aerospace as a Project Executive on the Rolls-Royce/BMW collaboration and was later responsible for Quality Systems and Improvement and Information Technology for the Rolls-Royce Airlines business.
He is past Chairman of the SBAC Quality & Reliability Committee and has also sat on a number of international committees in the A&D sector. He helped to create and develop the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), a group of 50+ global aerospace primes that have now published a wide range of standards and best practices.