Stephen is Director for Analysis and Data at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.
A government economist by background, he has also worked in the Department of Trade and Industry; various predecessors to DLUHC; the Cabinet Secretariats and Cabinet Office; and Her Majesty’s Treasury.
Stephen is a trustee and director of the Centre for Homelessness Impact; a member of the international advisory board to the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence; a member of the Public Policy Committee of the British Academy and other bodies. He is a fellow and Council member of the Academy of Social Sciences and a continuing fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge.
Stephen was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in the Queen’s birthday honours list 2007.