An Irish national, Steve is a graduate of the University of Manchester (Aerospace Engineering) and Cranfield University (Air Transport Management) in the UK. During eight years with easyJet, Steve held various positions within network performance, revenue management and marketing. As Commercial Director for bmibaby, the low cost arm of the airline British Midland, he led developments in network planning, revenue performance, e-commerce and customer service. Subsequently, Steve was based in Singapore as Chief Operating Officer for Tiger Airways, where he played a key role in growing the airline's footprint in Asia and Australia. He has since pursued consulting opportunities in the airline sector, as well as developing a 'software as a service' reservations concept for small independent hotels.
“It was my first time coming across to Europe and getting involved with such a strong serviced apartment community, which was very exciting. I got some really positive feedback from everyone and someone even offered to buy me a coffee when I said I’d come all the way from Japan!