In addition to his formal training, it is Steve’s ability to draw upon many years’ experience as a practising manager and leader in a variety of settings that makes his approach so effective. Put simply, one of Steve’s core skills is bringing together diverse groups of people with a wide variety of views and backgrounds and helping them to work together effectively
Steve combines extensive commercial and ‘real world’ management experience with outstanding credentials as a developer, facilitator and Organisational Development practitioner. His commercial experience draws on many years general and senior management experience in one of the UK’s major banks together with 10 years in a leading UK Management Institute where he held various senior roles. He has been running his own consultancy business since 2008 working with organisations from all parts of the public, private and charitable sectors both in the UK and globally.
Recent assignments include designing and delivering a Global Leadership Development Programme (including live work in the Amazonian Rainforest); designing and delivering a range of Change Leadership training events for a global Publishing firm; supporting a major UK Financial Services organisation in a strategic capabilities review; various 1:1 Coaching assignments; and a range of Leadership Development programmes for clients as diverse as City Institutions, Engineering Firms and the Church of England.
Steve has a Masters Degree in Management Learning from Lancaster University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management and holds professional qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Bankers and the Institute of Personnel and Development. He is certified in the use of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP Master Practitioner) and Transactional Analysis (TA 101), and is accredited to use various psychometric instruments such as Myers-Briggs (MBTI Step 1 and Step 2) and FIRO B. He also has an ICF approved Certificate in Coaching Skills from the UK’s Coaching Development Ltd.