Stephen joined Warringtonfire in Qatar in 2018 working as a Senior Fire Engineer during the construction phase of the Green Line of the Doha Metro. Prior to joining Warringtonfire Stephen worked in Qatar as a Senior Fire Engineer for RasGas, one of the world’s largest Liquefied Natural Gas producers. In the United Kingdom Stephen served in Tayside Fire and Rescue, reaching Chief Fire Officer level.  

Stephen was awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal for exemplary service in the 2004 Queen’s New Year’s Honours and awarded an OBE for services to the fire and rescue service in the 2010 Queen’s Birthday Honours.