Steve obtained an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds in 1983 and is a Fellow of the ICE and served as a Vice President of Finance between 2013 and 2016. Steve and his wife live in Buckinghamshire and have two grown up sons.
He joined BAM Nuttall in 1989 and has worked on a wide variety of major projects around the UK, in 2001 he took over as Area Manager for Central and West London.
In 2007, Steve was appointed a member of the Executive board of BAM Nuttall and in April 2010 was appointed Chief Executive.
He is a strong supporter of both trade and technician apprenticeships as routes into the industry and sits on the CLC skills group. In 2011 Steve established and has been actively working with BAM Nuttall’s Women@BAM group to promote career opportunities for women, and in 2017 joined the board of WISE.
Steve has also lead BAM Nuttall’s signature on the Time to Change pledge and has established a mental health wellbeing programme independent of safety, occupational health and personal health, which have their own specific identities.
He strongly believes that digitisation will revolutionise the construction industry and challenges innovation to strive for real industry changing outcomes.
Steve was awarded a CBE for services to Civil Engineering & Construction in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list.