As Head of Executive Education, Steve has responsibility for the strategic direction, product portfolio and continued international development of Henley Business Schools Executive Education activities.
Reporting directly to the Dean, he is a member of the School’s senior management team and oversees the custom, open and tailored accredited programmes offered by Henley.
Steve is also responsible for the Henley Partnership and the commercial activities of applied research centres such as the Henley Centre for Coaching & Behavioural Change and the Henley Centre of HR Excellence, and works closely with Henley Business School's global network of campuses, offices and partners to co-ordinate its work for international public and private sector clients.
Originally trained as an engineer, Steve is an experienced programme designer/director, business developer, commercial manager and learning facilitator with a passion for helping organisations succeed by developing their leaders, and believes that management learning is most effective when set in a personal development and organisational context, focusing on the practical challenges faced by executives.
Steve has an MBA and a Higher Education teaching qualification, and has spent most of his career in HE – mainly with major international business schools – where he worked with organisations such as Ericsson, Standard Chartered Bank, McKinsey, UK Cabinet Office, BG and MAN SE.
Prior to joining Henley, Steve spent six years at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and from 2000-7 he worked within Executive Education at London Business School.