Steve Smythe Profile
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Steve Smythe

Steve spent 14 years working in the voluntary sector, 10 of which were at chief executive level, before becoming a consultant with Sayer Vincent (the Information Systems consultancy arm of which later became Adapta Consulting). As a senior manager, he was responsible for leading key assignments in the field of systems selection, strategic planning, business planning and operation.

Steve has also held many different voluntary positions, including eight years as Chair of Governors of a special school, holding the Treasurer position at two charities and serving on various management committees. Steve qualified as a PRINCE2 project management practitioner, and has served on several SRB and EU-funded project boards. Steve is a STEM Ambassador, a CREST Assessor for the British Science Foundation and an e-Mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation.

Steve specialises in finance system specification and selection, IT strategy reviews, outsourced IT support selection and implementation support, data protection and information security management. Steve's recent clients include Leeds Castle, Morden College, ABRSM, the Southbank Centre and City & Hackney GP Confederation.