Stephen has spent 30 Years in the public sector, providing services and products to the public sector. His career started in the Police Cadets as a 17 year old, later joining West Midlands Police specialising in Public Protection Investigation. A career change saw him take a National Business Development role with G4s Policing Solutions, supporting the Police across the UK. Success in this role led to Stephens next position, as the National Lead for Public Sector Services with the Redsnapper Group. Stephen joined Tech-Long Industry in 2016 to build a unique UK technology business, delivering forensic solutions to UK Police and Forensic Services. In 2018 Stephen oversaw a brand change to CopperTree Forensics, as part of a strategic business launch in North America.