Stephen is the Managing Director at Goodacre UK, the leading specialist consultancy for the finance and securities industries. He has established several businesses on behalf of Goodacre UK’s clients, including one of the largest share dealing companies in Europe, two private client Stockbrokers and an Institutional trading firm. Prior to establishing Goodacre UK, Stephen held board positions at Extel, Hoare Govett, Societe Generale Security Settlements and Cater Allen. He is a regular presenter on business development and operational issues and features regularly in the media on the full range of Securities Industry issues. Stephen is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), Secretary and Director of the Securities Industry Management Association (SIMA) and a Freeman of the City of London.