Stephen previously held senior business development posts at a Top 50 UK University as College Internationalisation Development Director, and a Senior Lecturer in Executive Education. He was the programme leader for the Certificate in Leisure Leadership and the MBA Global program.

He is an experienced business driver and generator with a demonstrated history of success in Finance, Property Development, Hospitality and most recently in the Higher Education Sector with an excellent track record of identifying and delivering new international student recruitment opportunities.

Stephen joined IFG in 2022 with the sole purpose of developing, launching, and managing IFG’s Professional programmes, starting with the IFG/FI ACCA offer.

Stephen completed his BA (Hons) in Classics from the Open University and his MA Classics with Distinction from the same institution. Currently pursuing PhD to explore the impact a global sustainability agenda will have on the luxury brands market with the University of Vitez and Circle International.