Steve has worked in publishing, events management and media communications for over 30 years. He has experience of many market sectors including: commercial interior design, office products education, motoring & automotive, commercial fishing, food and drink, convenience retailing and of course dentistry.

Previously as a Director at Nexus Business Media Ltd Steve headed up their dental portfolio as the publisher of The Probe and was also instrumental in developing the Dental Awards in association with the Oral Health Foundation.

In 2006, Steve launched Purple Media Solutions Ltd, an independent media company and acquired a number of assets from Nexus Media which included The Probe. Since then the dental side of the business has grown to include the magazines: Smile - Oral Health Matters & B.D.N.J published on behalf of the British Association of Dental Nurses and a range of events, training and CPD services.

Steve is married with two grown up sons.