Steve has over 35 years’ experience of working in the NHS, beginning his career as a pharmacist and working up to being a Trust Chief Pharmacist before moving into senior management. Steve joined PELC as CEO in May 2022 from North East London CCG (NEL) where he was Director of Planning and Performance. Prior to this he was Director of Commissioning and Performance and Deputy Chief Executive of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs (BHR). Steve has a wealth of experience in the Urgent and Emergency Care arena having been the commissioning lead for UEC while at NEL and BHR and having managed ED Services at both Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust. Steve lives in Ilford and is married with two grown up children and two dogs.