Steve was appointed as BIBA’s chief executive in May 2013 and leads from the front, passionately promoting, assisting and understanding insurance brokers and their issues. He has spent more than 40 years in the insurance industry, working for Orion Insurance Company, the General Insurance Standards Council and the Financial Services Authority, prior to joining BIBA in March 2004 as head of compliance and training. Steve sits on the directors’ committee of BIPAR (the European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries) and the executive committee of WFII (the World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries), where he is able to appreciate and understand European and worldwide broker markets. He is also a board member of the CII’s Society of Insurance Brokers. He can be seen often catching up with brokers and speaking at industry events and when not immersed in insurance is a big sports fan, especially of Arsenal and the NFL, and a music lover with eclectic tastes.