Stephen is responsible of the delivery of Apprenticeship and Technical Training at the Technology Training Centre and Technology Hub, located at Aston, Birmingham. This appointment follows a 35 year career in mainstream manufacturing.
Joining industry straight from Secondary School at 16, Stephen was Apprentice trained going on to roles including Operations Director and Customer Care Director at Ransomes Jacobsen. He has worked with suppliers, peers and customers in a variety of situations throughout the world.
In later years he was involved in a new start up business manufacturing products which purified dirty water for drinking, used extensively in the Humanitarian Community and to resolve long standing water supply delivery problems in East Malaysia.
Stephen has an MSc, Advanced Manufacturing Technology from Cranfield Institute of Technology and is a trained Six Sigma Black Belt.