A graduate in economics from the London School of Economics, Stephen West is a Chartered Accountant. He has over 20 years’ experience as both a divisional and group finance director of large, multi-site, multi-national corporations in industries ranging from white and capital goods manufacturing to printing and, latterly, agriculture.
Retiring from executive roles in 2015, Stephen is a non-executive director of the Institute of Food Research (IFR), based on the Norwich Research Park, and chairs the IFR’s audit committee. He also chairs the strategy board for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales for the East of England.
Stephen brings to the NatCen Board a long history of successful finance management, governance and oversight.
He chairs the NatCen audit committee.