Steve’s career began in the Royal Air Force as an engineer officer working with Tornado, Jaguar and the Adour aero engine. He became a Chartered Engineer through the Royal Aeronautical Society and held a military airworthiness licence. After his time with the RAF, he read for an MSc in Computer Science at Oxford University (St Cross College) and joined a specialist, entrepreneurial software firm as Head of Consulting and Product Manager before taking on various senior roles in technical contexts.
In partnership with Toby Baxendale, Dr Tim Evans and Dr Anthony Evans, Steve co-founded The Cobden Centre, an educational charity for social progress through honest money, free trade and peace. He also established and chairs an All-Party Parliamentary Group on Economics, Money and Banking and he is a Vice Chair of the Aerospace APPG. He serves on Parliament’s Transport Committee.
YBF is pleased to announce the names of some of the first 50 speakers who have agreed to speak at the 12th YBF Activist Training Conference, known as YBFXII, in December 2015 at Churchill College, Cambridge.
Is your favourite amongst them..?
Early-bird tickets go on sale on Monday, 6 July 2015.
Having started his career at YBF, we are delighted that Christain May has been appointed as the new editor of City A.M.
Iain Duncan Smith will stay on as Work and Pensions Secretary.
He’ll continue his work on benefit reform, and be responsible for the £12bn of cuts to the welfare bill the Tories promised in their manifesto.
He’ll be without former employment minister Esther McVey, who lost her Wirral seat in Thursday’s election.
- Michelle Donelan MP, Chippenham
- Ranil Jayawardena MP, North East Hampshire
- Craig Williams MP, Cardiff North
- Alan Mak MP, Havant
YBF will be publishing a list showcasing the impressive progress of its alumni in the coming days. It will make the left weep even more than is the case already after Ed Miliband was annihilated on 7 May.
If you would like to be included on that list, please email YBF Chairman, Donal Blaney, at firstname.lastname@example.org by midday on Monday, 11 May.
Yesterday, during Prime Ministers Questions, the Labour Leader Ed Miliband made a remark about Lord Fink. Read More
To understand America, you need to understand George Washington.
And to understand George Washington, you need to visit Mount Vernon. The YBF delegation visited George Washington’s stunning mansion and tomb before learning about his life, values and achievements at the incredible Donald W Reynolds Museum & Education Centre. Read More
Recent Posts / View All Posts
We are pleased to announce that James Cleverly TD MP will be speaking at YBF XII in December. You can read all about James in his YBF Profile. Buy Tickets…
Steve’s career began in the Royal Air Force as an engineer officer working with Tornado, Jaguar and the Adour aero engine. He became a Chartered Engineer through the Royal Aeronautical…
Tickets are now on sale for YBFXII. You can order your early-bird discounted tickets here! Join us for 48 hours of right-wingery at the soundest British political conference of the…