Stephen is responsible for managing and developing relationships with member companies in the north-west. He works closely with members to ensure that they gain maximum value from their EEF membership, utilising the services and support available. Working with partner organisations and regional media he helps to raise the profile of businesses and ensures their interests are represented locally and nationally. This involves designing and delivering a programme of regional events where members are able to share best practices, network and learn from experts.
Before joining EEF, Stephen worked in manufacturing for the security printer, De La Rue. He spent time in a number of roles, including product and business development. Stephen has also worked internationally with clients such as Nike, the State Bank of India, and Michelin. He is currently on the steering committee for the Greater Manchester Business Growth Hub and has previously been a member of the Chartered Management Institute and the Chartered Institute of Marketing.