Steve is Chief Executive of Empire HR Ltd and is active within the Aberdeen community where he is currently Chairman of Enterprise North East Trust (ENET), who deliver the Business Gateway contract into both the Grampian & Tayside regions and who also have a major property portfolio.
Steve is also a Patron and fundraiser for Cancer Link Aberdeen & North (CLAN) and is involved with the Aberdeen International Football Festival.
Until the Empire MBO in September 2007, Steve was a director & shareholder of Linkfleet Ltd, an Aberdeen based independent investment company providing financial resources and management support services to a range of small to medium sized businesses. Linkfleet held majority investments in a number of different investments including environmental recycling & compacting, onshore & offshore industrial services, container services and professional services with group turnover c £8m. Steve was previously employment law specialist and Managing Director of Empire Business Services Ltd having set up the company in 1996 and then becoming Regional Director of Croner Consulting Scotland following Croners’ acquisition of Empire in 2002. Empire grew to become one of the biggest independent Personnel & Health & Safety consultancies in Scotland.
Steve has held various senior positions over the last fifteen years and in total he has over twenty five years experience within the Energy Industry.
Resident in Aberdeen and married to Pauline, Steve has 2 boys aged 15 & 17.