bbc ceo guru

Steve interviews some of the world’s most prominent CEOs, sharing global CEO best practice and the latest advancements in the global leadership agenda. The programme reaches an audience of hundreds of millions across the world.


Having worked in China for over 10 years, Steve has become an expert in Chinese CEOs and Eastern business practices and, has in turn become a trusted confidant to many Western MNCs based in China. He was the first Westerner to gain access to the China Entrepreneur Club, is a trusted friend to many of China’s domestic entrepreneurs and has written The Secrets of Chinese CEOs and Dreams to Last, two publications sharing Chinese CEOs’ best business practices. Steve is also on the Board of Renren, China’s version of Facebook.

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LinkedIn Influencer

Alongside Sir Richard Branson, Barack Obama, Jeff Immelt and Arianna Huffington, amongst others, Steve is a LinkedIn Influencer with a following of over 900,000 people and with them shares his latest thought leadership on the global CEO agenda. Steve’s posts attract over 10 million views.

Keynote Speaker 

Steve is keynote speaker and conference host at some of the most prestigious global forums including: World Retail Congress, SuperReturns, HRTech and Leaders in London and India. During these Steve brings to life the secrets of CEOs to audiences of thousands and hosts CEO panels with participants such as Sir Richard Branson.

Originally qualified as an Accountant, Steve also has a joint Masters of Business Administration from Cranfield University and the University of Washington.


Steve's credentials

Steve has co-authored two books on leadership, The Secrets of CEOs and The Secrets of Chinese CEOs, and is host of the BBC’s flagship business programme, BBC CEO Guru.