Senior Associate Innovation and Partnerships Lead – Inclusive Economy

From 2014 to 2022, Steve was the director of the Ingenuity Programme at the University of Nottingham, following a career that ranged from banking through to film. Over his career he has worked for the likes of JP Morgan and Citibank, was an assistant director of projects such as Saving Private Ryan, The Boxer, and EastEnders – and, locally, was responsible for setting up Nottingham’s creative industries hub, Antenna. Steve was also the director of innovative home brand Fenton Art + Design, and dance fitness brand, Ballestics. Steve was responsible for the development and delivery of entrepreneurship across the University of Nottingham and founded Ingenuity, the national social innovation programme.

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