Stephen is co-founder and Chair of Saxton Bampfylde. He began his career working for IBM and Whitehall, where he spent nearly 10 years before moving into top level executive search. For 27 years he has been involved in the recruitment of executives to senior positions across all sectors. Outside executive search, he has been involved with the advisory boards of the Business Schools at Cambridge and City Universities, is Chair of the Yvonne Arnaud theatre, and is former Chair of the Guildford Cathedral Council. Stephen read Economics at Jesus College, Cambridge and studied corporate finance at London Business School.