Steve joined University of Essex Online as Department Head for Business Programmes in May 2020. His academic background is wide-ranging, from teaching and managing BSc. degree programmes to the management of disasters, including business continuity and an MSc. course in Environmental Technology. Additionally, he has experience of creating and managing University Postgraduate programmes in enterprise, entrepreneurship, project management and Foundation Year Engineering. Until recently, he has been a member of the Foundation Year Network. His teaching career spans 25 years, teaching in both the UK and abroad and his research interest lies in the Pathologies of Decision Making.