Steve joined Aquaterra Energy in September 2013 to head up the Human Resources function. He leads the people agenda for the business and has over 25 years in HR and significant leadership roles.
Steve was elected as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in 2015 having initially become Chartered in 2009. He is also been a Chartered member of the Institute of Bankers for many years. He has significant experience in all aspects of human resources activity, including recruitment, employee relations, learning & development, restructuring and the management and implementation of HR projects. After a first career in high street banking with NatWest Bank within which he became a high street bank manager and then Area Manager in East Anglia, Steve moved into human resources initially with NatWest, and subsequently with Royal Bank of Scotland and Virgin One. During his time at RBS he won the “Best Support Staff” award for his services to the business. After 29 years in financial services he moved on to head up the Sales and Operations HR function for Anglian Home Improvements, the leading home improvement company in the UK, where he oversaw significant restructuring and policy improvements, before being invited to join the team at Aquaterra.
Steve is a passionate supporter of young people entering the world of engineering and as such is an active STEM ambassador as well as being the driving force behind the company’s award winning graduate and apprentice development schemes. He is also our industrial liaison offer for the IMechE and ICE.