Steve has been continuously involved in the UK mortgage market for more than 45 years, starting with the Bristol & West Building Society in 1973. In 1990 he joined Homeloan Management (HML) and as CEO and later Chairman, was responsible for creating the largest mortgage servicer in Europe. Following spells as Managing Director of Skipton Building Society and Commercial Director of Northern Rock Asset Management (NRAM) on behalf of UKFI, Steve set up his own consultancy business, Hawkesbury Mortgage Services – specialising in mortgage portfolio trading and servicing.
He has been an independent NED since 2010 during which time he has held numerous positions including Vice Chair of Melton Mowbray Building Society and Chair of Target Loan Servicing Ltd. Currently, in addition to his Chairmanship of Belmont Green he is Chairman of Rockstead Ltd and sits of the Board of Legal & General Home Finance Ltd.