Steve recently became Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications at GreenSquareAccord. He has a decade of experience leading communications for not-for-profit organisations. In his previous role at Citizen, Steve led an award-winning transformation of the communications function, the organisation’s rebrand from WM Housing and its establishment as a trusted voice in the sector. He previously led communications at the housing sector’s professional body, the Chartered Institute of Housing, where he served as the organisation’s chief speechwriter and devised and launched the award-winning Make a Stand campaign – a pledge to support people affected by domestic abuse which has since been signed by 400 housing associations across the UK. Steve is a thought leader in communications and in 2021 he delivered a keynote session at the Inside Housing Communications Conference and the Institute of Internal Communications Conference. He is a judge for the UK Housing Awards, the Housing Heroes Awards and the Internal Communication and Engagement Awards. He is also a former news editor and worked on newspapers across the West Midlands and Warwickshire for four years before moving into communications and PR. In his spare time Steve enjoys sport, theatre and he is a semi-professional voice artist.