Stephen has over 25 years experience of complicated communications issues and loves to work on the trickiest and knottiest of client accounts. Stephen founded PPS Group and ran the firm for 26 years before it was acquired by Newgate in 2015.
He has vast experience of property and planning issues across all sectors and over the years has worked on airports, football stadia, countless supermarkets, residential schemes, town centre redevelopments and much, much more. He particularly enjoys facilitating community meetings and dealing with local politicians.
He has been awarded a certificate of professional development by the Consultation Institute, writes a monthly column on localism for Housebuilder magazine and is a regular in PR Week's 'Powerbook', where he is listed as one of the most influential people in PR despite trying to stay resolutely low profile.
You can follow Stephen on Twitter @stephen_byfield
I get a particular kick passing the schemes I’ve worked on, that are now built. If I take one route home from work I can drive past seven of them. I admit, it’s a fairly tortuous route!