Steve has much experience managing and planning for the futures of major organisations. He is the author of over 60 articles and a presenter at conferences many times over nationally and internationally. He is also the author of a book on Scenario Planning revealing in a practical manner how to enable libraries and information services to break out of their strategic mould and to create new futures for their organisations. He works to create creative and dynamic communities who deliver strong results for their clients.
He has consulted, presented and taught internationally and, most recently, extensively across China. He is the Editor of Library Management and the newly created Library Management China (completely in Chinese).
He has conducted scenario planning projects for many libraries and also for Lyrasis which is the largest Library Consortium organisation in the United States.
He has worked in Libraries most of his career and for over the past twenty plus years has been in charge of two major academic libraries. In this time he has also been the CEO of a significant not-for-profit company providing a range of services to all sectors of libraries.