Steve advises clients on complex regulatory and policy developments and supports clients on competition matters, including major transactions. He works across a broad range of sectors.
Steve was until recently a Board member of Ofcom. He had various responsibilities, including setting regulatory strategy for the UK, representing the UK in international negotiations, and leading Ofcom’s technology programme. He was Acting Chief Executive before the arrival of Sharon White.
Steve has served as vice-chair of BEREC (the body which brings together all European regulators of electronic communications). He is currently a board member of the International Institute of Communications, Chair of Cambridge Wireless and on the Board of the Geospatial Commission (part of Cabinet Office).
Before becoming a regulator Steve spent several years in the private sector. He worked for a variety of “Silicon Fen” start-ups whose focus was the commercial exploitation of new wireless technologies.