Our Board Members
Board and Committee Memberships
Steve joined the Board on 1 April 2015 and is Chairman of the SHESEC.
Skills and experience: Steve has a wealth of international experience as a senior customer-facing business technology leader. He has considerable experience in the telecommunications industry in both the wireline and wireless sectors and in business applications and solutions. Between 2006 and July 2015 Steve was the chief technology officer of Vodafone Group Plc and had responsibility for defining and leading their global technology strategy. Prior to joining Vodafone Group Plc in 2006 Steve held the positions of executive vice president and president, Nortel in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and spent several years with British Telecom. Steve is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.
External appointments: Non-executive director of FireEye, Inc, and ARM Holdings plc.
Responsibilities: Our Non-Executive Directors, through their diverse experience and skills, scrutinise the performance of management and constructively challenge and help develop our strategy. They uphold high standards of integrity and probity. They form the Audit, Nominations, Remuneration and SHESEC Committees.