Stephen retired in 2015 as director of Human Resources and Communications at The Miller Group. Prior to that he was the Corporate Services director at ScottishPower, where he was responsible for Human Resources, Health and Safety, Corporate Communications, IT and ScottishPower Learning. He led a small team responsible for the integration of ScottishPower into Iberdrola following its merger in 2007.
He is vice chair of the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, a non-executive Director of Hibernian Football Club, trustee of the Hibernian Historical Trust and HR advisor to The Cardew Group a London-based Strategic Financial Communications Firm. In the past he has been a trustee of the National Library of Scotland and The Friends of the Sick Kids.
He is currently a full-time student at Edinburgh College, studying Professional Photography.