Steve qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1991 prior to specialising in Corporate Finance. Steve left KPMG to join Yorkshire Fund Managers as an Investment Manager following a period of secondment before joining McInnes Corporate Finance as a Director in 1996. Steve joined fellow partners Tim Edwards and Dave Irwin at Begbies Traynor Group following the sale of McInnes in 2005 before leaving to pursue interim and non-executive roles at Northern Bear plc and Morris and Son, among other business interests. Steve was a founding member of Sentio Partners and currently acts as a consultant to the firm.
Outside of Steve’s busy work and social diary, he is still an occasional golfer, skiier and footballer as well as a keen gardener and ‘twitcher’. Steve lives in North Leeds with his wife and grown-up children.