Stephen is VP of Corporate Affairs for Microsoft EMEA. Previously, he ran government affairs at Skype and International Public Policy at Yahoo! Inc. He has worked in government (UK FCO), academia (University of Birmingham), the not-for-profit sector (German-British Forum) and as a freelance political consultant and writer. He has sat on the boards of the International Communications Roundtable (Brussels), the ISP Association (UK), the European Digital Media Association (Brussels), and the Asia Internet Coalition (Hong Kong).
Kevin worked in private banking in Switzerland before studying Entrepreneurship at Southampton Solent University until he graduated in 2012. He has set up his own company, BACA Jewellery, which offers high quality pearls, many of which are sourced from cooperatives of trafficked women in Shanghai. He has over 10 years of retail experience which includes sales, finance, strategy, marketing, procurement and business development.