RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ACTIVITY AND THE STRATEGIC DIRECTION OF AEG PRESENTS UK
As CEO of AEG Presents UK, the live events arm of AEG Europe, Steve is focused on developing new live event opportunities and leading a team who manage over 1,000 events annually.
Having been with AEG for six years, Steve has overseen the opening of several new venues, including the reopening of the historic The Halls Wolverhampton, as well as built a brand-new festival in the shape of East London’s Uber One presents All Points East. Responsible for the touring and promoter teams, Steve has managed the placement of some of the world’s biggest artists on AEG stages, from Alice Cooper to Bananarama to Blondie. Identifying new talent is also a major priority for Steve and artists such as Bryson Tiller and Khalid have entered the AEG fold during Steve’s tenure.
With a love for music, Steve began his industry career as entertainment manager at Keele University, before moving to Sheffield University in a similar role, where he bought a huge array of artists to the venue including Blur, Robbie Williams, Nirvana and Happy Mondays. Prior to his time at AEG, Steve served as Senior Vice President for Music at Live Nation, as well as Mean Fiddler.
Additional career highlights include the creation of and booking for Wireless festival, as well as the promotion of artists such as Drake, Katy Perry, Dolly Parton, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj, among others.
In his spare time, Steve loves listening to and playing music. As he puts it himself when describing his job:
“It’s always been the best hobby I’ve ever had!”Back to executives >