Steven is an Associate Partner in the Corporate Finance and Business Advisory divisions at Gooding Partners. He has over 13 years’ experience in both professional practice and investment banking, having commenced with the firm in January 2005 before relocating to London in June 2008 for a period of 4.5 years, gaining international experience with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Steven specialises in providing business valuation services that may be required for a variety of reasons, including change of ownership / structure, dispute resolution and funding, and due diligence services for mergers & acquisitions. Steven also advises a broad range of SME clients on accounting and tax compliance matters, cash flow / financial management, structuring, succession planning and estate planning.
With his broad range of experience and expertise across various sectors, clients have the assurance that partnering with Steven will provide them with quality outcomes in a timely manner, directed at improving their business and personal financial objectives.
Whilst in London, Steven’s role at Bank of American Merrill Lynch was finance business partner to various divisions of the investment bank across the Europe, Middle East and Africa markets. During his time at the Royal Bank of Scotland he supported the non-core division, which was established following the 2008 financial crisis, responsible for the sale and run-off of £258bn of unwanted trading positions, loans and businesses.
Steven returned to Gooding Partners in 2013 and has since scaled the ranks to Associate Partner.
Outside of the office, Steven enjoys anything sport related and spending time with his young family.
Industry and Service Experience
- Due Diligence
- Property Development & Construction
- Retail and Wholesale
- High Net Worth Individuals
- Foreign Operations and Investment