Stephen is the Development Manager – Events Industry. He is responsible for supporting the development of the events industry in line with the refreshed national events strategy. This new role focuses on education and training, public safety at events and sharing industry best practice.
Previously Stephen was the Events Programme Manager for Homecoming Scotland 2014. Managing a programme of over 1,000 events throughout the year and across the country.
Stephen has worked in events and strategic communications in the public and private sector. Before joining EventScotland in July 2012 Stephen’s roles included Senior Public Relations Officer and Events Strategy Officer in local authorities. He has worked as a freelance consultant delivering projects including the marketing of a Homecoming 2009 event in the Scottish Borders and as PR Manager at an award winning marketing consultancy.
Stephen holds a Masters in Marketing from the University of Strathclyde.