Stephen has worked as a recruitment industry professional since 1988. After graduating from the University of Leeds in 1985 he started his career as a Sales Executive in the agricultural industry. He then joined an LSE-listed International recruitment organisation, working at Director level in the business from 1997. Stephen was responsible for creating the Customer Contact and subsequently the Procurement business and was a leading recruiter within both teams. In August 2018 Stephen joined the highly successful recruitment team at MERJE where he is responsible for leading the Procurement recruitment team.
Stephen has significant experience and success advising clients and candidates across the Financial Services and Professional Services sectors, working with a wide range of Banks, Insurers, Law firms and Consultancies.
Stephen places senior Procurement professionals into International Financial Services companies as well as Law firms, Accountancy practices, Management Consultancies, Retail, Real Estate and Utilities. Stephen has developed and delivered several informative discussion forums relating to the Procurement profession.