Stephen has been a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 1992, and is an experienced finance director.
He has nearly 40 years of experience of operational and strategic finance, investor relations, M&A, audit risk and compliance, coupled with a strong understanding of international markets and supply chain gained whilst working for Unilever plc and Diageo. He has recently retired from his role as Group Controller at Diageo and is perusing a plural career. Stephen is a non-executive director of C&J Clark the iconic shoe business. He has an Honorary Doctor of business from Solent University and is Vice Chairman of the board of Governors at the University.
He is also a trustee of Founders4Schools a charity committed to improving the career opportunities for young people.