Steve currently works as Development Manager in the Central Philanthropy team, having originally joined Dartington as a part-time programme adviser in the social justice department.
During his time at Dartington Steve has been involved in project development and securing funding for a series of strategic initiatives including the establishment of the LandWorks prisoner rehabilitation project, the Seedbed Social Incubator, the Deer Park heritage and learning project, and Dartington’s land-use programme. Since 2016, Steve has also led Dartington’s involvement in a local refugee support network, bringing together a range of community groups in the area.
Before joining Dartington, Steve worked at the Youth Justice Board, latterly as Head of Strategy Coordination and Parliamentary Affairs. Prior to that, he was Home Affairs Advisor for the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party, a parliamentary researcher and Box Office Manager at the Hackney Empire.