Stephen’s career started with a software developer job in 1988. He has since worked as an application developer within various industries including distribution, retail, banking and most recently healthcare. During this time, he has studied in his own time to obtains Hons and Masters degrees in IT. In 2013 Stephen joined University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) and began working for the WMGMC in 2015 on the ‘Genie’ system for the 100k Genomes project. He is now also helping to engineer the national NHS system for Genomic Test ordering. Steve was involved in the bid for PIONEER and now leads the technical delivery of the platform and data.