Board director since 26 July 2022
Since becoming Group CEO of Informa plc in 2013, Stephen has led Informa plc through a transformation into an international leader in B2B events, digital services and academic markets and is now a FTSE 50 Company. Prior to Informa, Stephen was President and Managing Director at Alcatel-Lucent, where he played a key role in restructuring the business, and investing in next-generation mobile network equipment product development delivery. Stephen also served a term as the founding CEO of Ofcom, where he brought together five different regulatory authorities. After Ofcom, the UK’s telecommunication regulator, Stephen served as Chief of Strategy for the UK’s Prime Minister, and then as a Minister of State for Communications, Technology & Broadcasting. Stephen later served as a non-executive director for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 2016-2020.
Stephen has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Aberdeen.
Informa plc, group chief executive