Stephen is Director of Finance at The University of Manchester. He was previously Chief Finance Officer and Board member of Highways England, and a core member of the team that completed the transition from a government agency to a publicly owned company.
Stephen is a certified accountant (FCCA) and has a Chemistry Degree from Liverpool University. He has a wide range of operational experience, including board roles for Magnox Electric and AWE Management Ltd (Chair of Audit Committee). He is also now Chair of Manchester Camerata and a Board member of UMI3, the University’s Technology Transfer company.
Stephen has a good knowledge of the University having served for more than five years as a lay member of the University’s governing body and more recently chair of the Audit Committee.