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HEFCE Board member
‌Biography and registered interests

Steve took up the post of Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, Bristol, in 2008 at the age of 46.

Steve trained as a Podiatrist and Podiatric Surgeon in London and developed his research interests in Lower Limb Biomechanics and the Diabetic Foot at King's College London. He worked as a clinician and clinical tutor in the NHS, university sector, and undertook research and consultancy in industry and the retail healthcare sectors.

He holds a number of national and international advisory appointments in Higher Education and in his discipline, healthcare policy and practice, including Non-Executive Director for HEFCE, Board Member of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and Chair of the UUK Mental Health in Higher Education Working Group. He is also a member of both the Education and Diversity Honours Committees.

He is the Chair of the West of England LEP and Vice-Chair of the CBE South West. Steve is Chair of the Learning for and in Work Challenge Group and Board Member of the Learning City Partnership Board. He is Chair of the West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN) and Non-Executive Designate on United Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust Board.

Date appointed to the Board: 1 March 2017 

Organisation in which interest existsNature of interest (directorship, shareholding, membership, etc.)
University of the West of England, Bristol Vice-Chancellor and CEO
West of England Academic Health Science Network Chair 
Leadership Foundation Board member
United Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust Board Non-Executive Designate
West of England Local Enterprise Partnership Chair
Office for Students Non-Executive Director

Page last updated 17 January 2018