"Since 2007, Steve has been Thames Water’s Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Main Board. He is leaving in March 2012 to take on new challenges. Steve started his career with London Electricity Board in 1973 as an apprentice Electrician, whilst working he qualified as an Electrical Power Engineer and later took degrees in Management, Marketing and finally a Masters in Business in 1993. Steve worked his way through various roles in the electricity business and became the MD of London Electricity Contracting and a member the Executive Board of London Electricity (Later EDF) in 1996. In 2000 he worked to form a Joint Venture between Eastern Electricity and London Electricity known as 24Seven and became the MD of this very successful company.
"In 2003 Steve left the Electricity sector to become the CEO of SGB UK, part of Harsco Corporation (an industrial services company), where he transformed the performance of the business. In 2010, Steve was awarded the OBE by the Queen for services to industry."
- Trustee, Canal and River Trust
Resources and articles
- Canal and River Trust Trustees, organizational web page, accessed October 4, 2012.