Steven is a Google Trainer and Innovator. He is the Head of Independent Learning for Leeds City College and the FE colleges in the Luminate Education Group (Including Harrogate and Keighley) a post which he has held since August 2018. Prior to this Steven was the Technology Enhanced Learning manager for Leeds City College, and prior to this has 12 years experience in teaching sport and PE. One of Steven’s current role’s focus is to increase staff and learners’ use of technology and their digital capabilities, this being no mean feat with over 1000 staff and 20000 learners at the colleges. He is co-host of the Edufuturists podcast as well as a director for the company. With his work with the Edufuturists Steve has guests from around the world sharing and discussing their insights and what education is for them in their countries and how this could be developed for a better future. In addition Steve has supported many other educational providers both in the UK and internationally. This saw Steve recently travel to Canada to present at the SEATCA conference in Alberta in February to deliver a keynote for the teachers of South East Alberta. Steven is a chair of governors at a primary school and before this was a governor at a secondary school in Leeds. Steven has worked as a standards verifier for Awarding bodies (Pearson as well as others) for many years.