Stephen is an experienced and versatile leader of research policy, strategy and funding in the biosciences, currently as BBSRC Deputy Chief Executive – International. He has experience of building global public/private partnerships and collaborative research consortia programmes at governmental and institutional levels.

He has held various roles within BBSRC, including Chief Operating Officer and Director of Finance and Administration. Prior to that he held finance and management services roles at the Agricultural and Food Research Council and the Department of Health and Social Security.

He has served on various boards, including research institutes, campus companies, charities and small business.

Stephen was awarded a CBE for services to the Support of Scientific Research in 2013.  He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FSB) in 2014.  He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CFIIA).

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