President, Hult International Business School
Steve joined Hult International Business School as Chairman of the Board in January 2006 and was elected President in August 2006. He has a strong background in international business. Before coming to Hult, he ran several large businesses and worked in a number of different countries: Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Spain, Germany, Sweden, and the United States as well as his home country, the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining the business school, Steve was the General Manager, Credit Cards for Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong, overseeing a multi-billion dollar portfolio and a major driver of the bank's profits. During his time with Standard Chartered, he held a number of other important positions and was heavily involved in several major acquisitions undertaken by the bank.
Steve started his career with McKinsey & Company in London, where he was an associate principal. He served a number of financial institutions and technology companies across Europe and Asia, working closely with their senior management. While at McKinsey, he specialized in establishing new businesses for his clients. He led the establishment of several new Internet companies in the United Kingdom as well as a credit card company in Spain.
Steve holds a Ph.D. from Manchester University, and an MA from Cambridge University. He completed two years of post-doctorate research in electronic engineering with AT&T research in Cambridge and is the co-author of several patents in data communication. In his spare time, Steve is passionate about football and supports Tottenham Hotspur whom he watches whenever he can find the time to be in London.