Steve’s current communications work concentrates on supporting SCIE to achieve its business goals. Since 2003 he has worked for charities dealing with substance misuse, mental health, learning disabilities, volunteering and wider social care. Steve was previously at the BBC and before that he had another career at Trailfinders Travel. He is also an advocate for rights for people with learning disabilities. Steve’s written a ‘warts and all’ book about his son entitled Down’s with the kids. Steve supports Stoke City and enjoys getting muddy at summer music festivals.