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Steve Shepherd & Associates

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 has worked in Aerospace and Defence for over 45 years with Rolls-Royce plc and UKCeB. After graduating from Oxford University he has worked in Advanced Engineering, Customer Support, Marketing, Project Management and overseas as a Rolls-Royce Management Representative. He also spent 5 years in Supply Chain/Procurement. He then spent 6 years in Civil Aerospace as Project Executive on the Rolls-Royce/BMW Collaboration and Director of Quality Systems, Improvement and Information Technology for the Rolls-Royce Airlines business. Between 2001 and 2004 he created and ran a corporate Centre of Competence to enable the transformation of Rolls-Royce from a Product based company to a Product and Services base 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 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.
He was Chairman of the European (ASD) Product Services Specifications and Vice Chairman of the ASD Strategic Standardisation Groups and represented Europe as Vice Chairman of the ASD AIA ILS Specification Council from 2005 to 2015.

Steve has SC clearance and is a Member of the Institute of Directors.

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