After a brief spell as a Permanent Consultant for a high street recruitment agency, Steve joined The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) in September 2004. Since then Steve has held various roles across the business including Organisational Change Manager, Head of Strategic Projects and Acting Director of Member Delivery. Steve assumed his current position in 2015.
Steve’s work has included a large-scale organisation design and restructure, implementing salary bandings, remodelling the performance management strategy, management development and of course recruitment. Steve lead the launch of the Good Recruitment Campaign in 2014, this is a free initiative designed to facilitate the sharing and implementation of good recruitment practice amongst employers from all sectors. The campaign now has more than 400 employers signed up to a charter of best practice, who employ more than 3.3million people in the UK.
A Chartered Member of CIPD, Steve has completed the Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management, holds a Masters in HRM from Kingston University and is completing a global certificate in Organisation Development. Steve is also a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals, having completed the Diploma in Recruitment Practice. Steve was awarded ‘HR Future Leader of the Year’ at the 2017 HR Excellence Awards.