Steve chairs the board of Sheffield Live TV on a voluntary basis and has worked in social and community enterprise for over 30 years including with co-operative development agencies in Cambridge and London before moving to Sheffield in 1991. He is currently work as Managing Director of Community Media Solutions, a Sheffield-based media development and social enterprise support agency. Previously he was Chief Executive of the national sector body, the Community Media Association, instrumental in lobbying for legislation that has led to the introduction of over 250 community radio stations in the UK. For over 18 years he has also been a board member of the World Association of Community Broadcasters, including serving as its International President from 2003 to 2010. His experience includes specialist consultancy at an international level and he is the author of various publications on how media can contribute to voice, accountability and social development