Stephen is a CIPD Chartered Fellow Executive Coach, People Officer & Senior HR Director. He’s an expert in fostering an engaging employee experience with rewarding, results-oriented cultures that drive global business capability and objectives.
His key strengths include cultivating strong relationships with senior leadership, board members and third parties to rapidly build buy-in for innovative people strategy and solutions; spearheading change and transformation to continually improve people, processes and systems; promoting a focus on strategic workforce planning, employee experience and equality, diversity and inclusion to establish highly credible organisations; and combining broad experience with strong business literacy to balance competing EDI, people and commercial priorities whilst navigating complex challenges and accelerating growth in a diverse world.
His industry experience includes Public Healthcare, 3rd Party Logistics & Supply Chain, Global Publishing, Education, Not for Profit, Family-Owned Business, Global Franchise, Global Private Equity, FTSE Top 25, Aviation, Infrastructure, Retail, Rail and Regulated Organisations.
He says, “we live in a world where difference should be celebrated”. Our passion is to help others see, understand and embrace the difference to make a better world for all. We should be courageous to challenge the past, as we embrace a diverse and inclusive future.
Stephen’s focus is promoting objectivity. Working in a profession where he himself has been in a marginalised group, Stephen’s experiences, and insights help him to support organisations understand and progress the EDI agendas at pace, working with Leadership and HR teams to explore people, organisation, market and commercial progress.