Since 2001, Stephen has worked with banks, institutional asset managers, insurance companies, professional firms and others in financial services headquartered both in the UK and in Germany, France, Switzerland and the US on strategy implementation and business development issues.  He has written four books on the latter topic.

A series of papers on Learning and Development, he co-authored with Dr Nigel Spencer (then at Saïd Business School, Oxford and now Professor of Education Innovation and Professional Practice at Queen Mary’s University, London) won the Managing Partners’ Forum Award for Best Knowledge Provision to Clients, 2020.  HIs most recent book, The Practice of Leadership in Higher Education, which he co-edited with Dr Kendall Jarrett of the University of Bath was published by Routledge at the beginning of 2021.  He continues to write on business management, entrepreneurship and career change.

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Stephen has worked with Meridian West since 2015, on projects including the development and implementation of a Business Development strategy for a major law firm, (as well as a review of their management structure and MI) and a skills development programme for a major international property consultancy.


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