Steve qualified as a Chartered Surveyor (Planning and Development Division) whilst at Weatherall Green and Smith (now BNP) where he worked in the Town Planning and Residential Consultancy team. High profile projects he was involved with included Westminster Hospital, Limehouse Basin in Wapping, and numerous NHS sites.
Steve joined Close Brothers in 1997 to run a residential development fund which grew to in excess of £100m. He was responsible for over 70 developments throughout the UK, more than £500 million of commercial property syndications and a number of successful large land promotion projects.
Steve was appointed a director and member of Cordea Savills LLP in 2004. He was a key team member behind the creation and running of the Diversified Residential Opportunities Fund and the Cordea Savills Student Halls Fund. More latterly, he was responsible for over £100m of equity raised for land enablement funds which invested and promoted 23 sites in the UK.