Steven originates from Ayrshire in Scotland and was a Police Officer in Scotland from 1985-2015.
During this time he served with Strathclyde Police, Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and since 2013 with the reorganisation of policing in Scotland into a national force, Police Scotland.
He performed a variety of senior Detective roles and was responsible for the national units in Scotland delivering; witness protection, covert technical policing, fugitives, undercover policing, assisting offender programme and all forms of cybercrime and cyber enabled crime including online child protection.
He was the Scottish representative on UK cyber governmental and policing groups and led on industry and academic partnership groups on cyber resilience in Scotland.
He has also worked in covert policing, major investigations, sex offender management, CT investigations and represented the UK on International policing matters .
He commenced as Head of EC3 on 18 January 2016.