Steven is a vastly experienced management professional in the gambling sector previously serving as Managing Director Development and Secretariat, Genting UK covering the EMEA region for 13 years. After leaving Genting, he took a study break and completed a Masters in ‘Major Programme Management’ at the University of Oxford (Graduating 2018) and set up ‘Praxis Consulting and Advisory’. He has over 20 years in the gambling industry and joined Stanley Leisure in 2003 as Development Director. His skills cover the different disciplines of licensing, public affairs and legal functions along with operations, gaming machine and P&L responsibilities. Steven is also a graduate of University of Nevada Reno’s Executive Development Program where he later taught for 3 years and has substantial experience in giving evidence to numerous Authorities, Governments, Civil servants and politicians. He is increasingly involved in ESG issues relative to investments and is currently helping several private clients including operators and private equity companies across the EMEA region in the gaming, hospitality and leisure sectors (both online and land-based).