Steve holds senior executive and advisory positions with a portfolio of companies that is focused on technologies for the manufacture of advanced cell-based therapeutics. He is also a Senior Partner with Xtendium, an advisory group focusing on strategy, company development and M&A activity with breakthrough innovators across the life sciences market. He has more than 30 years of successful business leadership experience in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences with global giants including Millipore, Sartorius Stedim and GE Healthcare. He has deep domain experience in designing and implementing successful business strategies, building and leading senior teams and developing the potential of technologies and companies. More than half of his career has been overseas. Steve has a BSc in Microbiology from Leeds University and studied at INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France.