Lecturer in Operations Management, Said Business School, University of Oxford
Steve originally studied Physics at the University of Southampton, while pursuing an Engineering Graduate Apprenticeship with Rolls-Royce PLC. After spells in management consulting and the automotive industry, Steve pursued his doctorate at Manchester Business School, before taking up an academic position at the UMIST, where he taught for five years before joining Oxford – and the newly established business school – in 1996. Since then Steve has served in a number of roles, including Vice-Dean of the Saïd Business School and Investment Bursar of Hertford College. Steve has worked closely with the QRSTU in the past across a number of studies, providing expertise in Lean and process improvement from other industries.