Kevin became CEO of Steelite International following a secondary management buy-out in 2006 in 2012, the Company acquired iconic British brand Royal Crown Derby. Kevin is Chairman of the BPMF (British Pottery Manufacturers Federation) Ltd. He is Vice President of FEPF (European Federation for Table and Ornamentalware) and a board member of both the BCC (British Ceramic Confederation) and Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP, whilst holding membership at the Bank of England Regional Panel and Caterlyst UK. Kevin was awarded Ernst & Young Midlands Entrepreneur of the Year for 2012. Steelite International was awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category.