As Head of Operations, Stephen is responsible for the oversight and management of the College’s non-academic services and resources. His team looks after matters relating to accommodation and housekeeping, catering, conferences, maintenance and estates, security, and health and safety. Stephen’s office is at the back of the General Office, and he welcomes visits from students, normally without appointment. He is also a Fellow of the College and a member of Governing Body.
With a background in work psychology, Stephen has recently finished writing his doctoral thesis at the Institute of Work Psychology, Sheffield University Management School. His main area of interest is how organisations can best support their employees’ learning and development. He is also interested in topics related to psychometrics, diversity and inclusion, vocational selection, and the use of innovative technologies in research methods and psychological practice. He teaches on a range of topics across work psychology and human resource management at undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional levels.
Stephen graduated in 2010 with a degree in Experimental Psychology from New College, Oxford, and has a Masters in Occupational Psychology from the University of Sheffield.