Chairman Thames Valley Berkshire (TVB) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Steve has been Chairman of Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership since 2010. The LEP is the economic development company for the second largest UK economy, behind London. Through his chairmanship, TVB LEP has incorporated, developed a government approved governance regime and won funding of about £150m for the economy of Berkshire. The LEP has also developed and supported significant infrastructure initiatives such as the expansion of air capacity in the South East and Western Rail Link to Heathrow.