Steve grew up in Bristol and studied pharmacy at Nottingham University, graduating in 1998.
After qualifying as a pharmacist in 1999, Steve went on to work at a variety of Bristol-based independent and larger pharmacies including Boots, Moss, and Cohens. He has held a variety of positions within these organisations including superintendent pharmacist, regional development manager, and regional support manager (area manager).
In 2020, Steve furthered his qualifications background by qualifying as an independent pharmacist prescriber from the University of Bath.
In his spare time, Steve is an avid football fan and supports Bristol City Football Club as well as playing in an amateur league. Further to this, he enjoys cycling having cycled John O'Groats to Land’s End in 2017, and traveling.