Steven is an experienced leader with an ability to cut through organisational complexity to drive strategic delivery. He has deep industry knowledge, having worked in asset management, investments, platform and distribution roles. This breadth of experience positions him well to lead the integrated customer centric propositions at Quilter. Having been a member of the Executive Committee since 2011, he has played a leading role in delivering several high-profile strategic initiatives for the Group, including the implementation of Quilter's new investment platform and supporting the development of Quilter's ESG proposition. He is a trusted leader who is highly respected by the Board, his Executive Committee and the wider business for his insight and customer focus. Steven joined Quilter plc and its predecessor companies in June 1998, initially joining Old Mutual Group in Cape Town, South Africa. Relocating to London in 2010 as the Product and Proposition Director for Old Mutual plc, he became a Managing Director in 2011 in what was to become Quilter plc. Most recently, Steven has been instrumental in bringing together Quilter's Platform, Asset Management and Advice businesses into a single affluent customer focussed business. Steven is a qualified Actuary and Chartered Financial Analyst.