Profile for Steve Shepherd
Team Defence Information Event Coordinator
Team Defence Information
6A Pinkers Court
Briarlands Office Park
Steve is Managing Director of Steve Shepherd & Associates. Formed in 2013 Steve Shepherd & Associates offers clients proven leadership experience in the transformation of company strategy and operation; welcoming and delivering business change programmes with a personal style of consensus building and collaboration, direction, empowerment and communication.
Steve worked for Rolls-Royce for 43 years. After graduating from Oxford University worked in Advanced Engineering, Customer Support, Marketing, Project Management and overseas as a Rolls-Royce management representative. He spent 5 years in Supply Chain/Procurement and 6 years in Civil Aerospace as Project Executive on the Rolls-Royce/BMW collaboration and on the Civil Engine Executive as Director of Quality Systems, Improvement and Information Technology for the Rolls-Royce Airlines business. Between 2001 and 2004 he ran a corporate Centre of Competence covering all processes from the first touch of a customer, through the selling, support and service phases. Between 1999 and 2005 he also led the European Sector of the 50+ company International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG).
Steve joined UKCeB ( now Team Defence Information) in January 2005 as Executive Director to help drive the mission of ‘transforming secure information sharing for through life collaboration in defence acquisition and support’ with the MOD.
Steve was involved in the creation of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust in 1980 and led the work to convert from a Membership organisation to a Company limited by guarantee and has been a Director of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust since this point.
Steve is presently working on 4 main projects:
- Consultancy to Team Defence Information to organise Defence Information, an annual event for MOD and Defence Industry information professionals and a one-off event to organise an S100D User Forum in London
- Derby Campaign for Real Ale Beer Festivals Planning with responsibility for Sponsorship; the selection of 4 Brewery Bars, Sponsorship of Glasses, Beer Tokens, Staff and Sales t-shirts and Programme adverts
- Director of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust and General Secretary, Company Secretary and Chairman of the Rolls-Royce Power and Propulsion Collection
Steve has SC clearance and is a Member of the Institute of Directors.