Steven leads Colchester Borough Council’s ambitious plans to make the Borough one of the best connected places in the UK. He oversaw the commercial deployment of one of the UK’s first municipally owned passive dark fibre networks, and now leads the Council’s Digital Strategy, which aims to position Colchester as an emerging tech cluster. As a member of the Council’s Economic Development Team, Steven contributes to wider efforts to secure investment in Colchester Borough, one of the fastest growing historical towns in the UK. He joined the Council in 2015, having worked in recent years in risk management focused on mitigating security threats.