Steven was raised on a Charlton council estate before moving to Abbey Wood. He was educated at Woolwich Polytechnic Boys School, Thames Polytechnic, North East London Polytechnic, and City University where he completed his Masters Degree. He has worked principally within the finance sector since 1986 and is now an I.T. Director.
He has lived in the heart of East Wickham (Welling) with his wife since 2004. Their son, was born the day before the 2010 local elections at Queen Mary’s Hospital.
Previously Steven was a Metropolitan Police Special Constable in Plumstead (1992-02); a Governor of East Wickham Junior School (2009-12), a board member of the Woodlands Farm Trust (2010-14); a board member of the Falconwood Community Centre (2010-14); and the Chairman of the Bexley Council Audit Committee (2010-14).
He originally won the highly contested East Wickham ward by-election in 2009 by 8 votes, before being re-elected by a landslide majority of 932 votes in the 2010 local elections. In 2014 he was elected as a Blendon and Penhill Councillor. He brings along significant police, finance, community, and social housing experience, in his bid to help local residents.