Stephen’s career started in Retail Management with Safeway before a transition into the world of field sales and marketing where he has worked with many of the world’s leading FMCG, consumer electronic and retail brands.  Stephen joined the REL business, which subsequently became the first Advantage Smollan acquisition, in 2007 and was promoted to Managing Director of REL in 2013 where he focused on a strategy based on people and customer engagement.  His passion for cultural engagement, the power of people and commitment to sustainability has led him to become the Group People Director for Advantage Smollan.