Steve has spent the whole of his working life in the plumbing & heating industry, starting as an apprentice plumber in 1984. Steve eventually specialised by focusing on the product management and technical support functions for a leading commercial boiler and water heater manufacturer. In this role Steve served on BSI and ICOM committees.
In November 2020 Steve was appointed director of the Industrial & Commercial Heating Equipment Association (ICOM), and also director of MEHNA (Manufacturers of Equipment for Heat Networks Association. These are member organisations working to engage in all aspects of heating related activities.