Stephen has over 35 years’ experience in energy and utilities, beginning with Shell in marketing and oil trading. In 1988 he joined Amerada Hess, managing its oil trading and its UK gas businesses. From 1992 to 1997 he was Managing Director of Supply at Seeboard plc. Stephen held Executive and Non-executive positions in Ferguson International, the International Petroleum Exchange and CORGI. He was Chairman of Star Energy, a UK oil and gas storage operator from IPO through to its acquisition by Petronas; Chairman of President Petroleum; a Non-executive Director and Chairman of TQ Group, which was successfully sold to Pearson in 2011 and Chairman of Nighthawk Energy.
He is currently a Non-executive Director of BCA Marketplace.