Stephen joined us in 2016 as Head of Strategy and Market Development and stepped in as Interim CEO in May 2020 whilst we recruit for the permanent position. Stephen continues with his overall responsibility for strategy and our relationship with government. He previously held senior roles across many government departments, most recently Director, Criminal Justice Policy at the Ministry of Justice.
Stephen is Chair of Friends Provident Foundation, a charity that makes grants and uses its endowment towards a fair and sustainable economic system that serves society and a Trustee of Fair Trials, a global criminal justice watchdog. He is a Policy Fellow at the Institute of Policy Research, University of Bath and his book Culture and Values at the Heart of Policy Making was published in 2020.