Steve’s career began in the Royal Air Force as an engineer officer working with Tornado, Jaguar and the Adour aero engine. He became a Chartered Engineer through the Royal Aeronautical Society and held a military airworthiness licence. After his time with the RAF, he read for an MSc in Computer Science at Oxford University (St Cross College) and joined a specialist, entrepreneurial software firm as Head of Consulting and Product Manager before taking on various senior roles in business software.
Steve serves on the Treasury Select Committee. He previously served on the Transport Committee. He has twice been elected to the Executive of the Conservative 1922 Committee.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys skydiving, motorcycling and spending time with his wife and godchildren.read more
Together with Toby Baxendale and others, I co-founded the Cobden Centre to promote social progress through honest money, free trade and peace. In Cobden's day, the privilege granted to the wealthy at the expense of the poor was the Corn Laws. Today, the privileges of the banking system are enriching some and impoverishing others. We're determined to end this injustice.read more