Steven is Depute Chief Executive and Youthwork Manager at Youth Scotland and has worked for Youth Scotland since December 1992.

He joined the organisation to deliver a newly developed programme supporting youth led community based initiatives and leading confidence and skills building residential experiences for 800+ young people.  Steven was appointed to the new post of Youth Scotland Youth Work Manager in 2000 and was promoted to the post of Depute Chief Executive in 2008. 

Steven led Youth Scotland’s development of Youth Achievement Awards from their inception in 1999 and wrote the Dynamic Youth Awards in 2002.  More than 40,000 young people have now received recognition through these awards.  Steven is currently responsible for the management of the Youth Work functions of Youth Scotland providing support to its 1,200 youth groups, including Accreditation, Youth Participation, Engagement and Leadership, CashBack Small Grants Scheme, and the Young People Taking the Lead programme. Steven is currently on secondment to The Gannochy Trust.