Professor Steve West has been Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England, Bristol since 2008 after having entered academia in 1984. He is also President of Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative, Fellow of the Society of Chiropodists, Fellow of the College of Podiatric Medicine and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. He continues to develop his research interest in Lower Limb Biomechanics and the Diabetic Foot and holds a number of honorary and advisory appointments in his discipline, and healthcare policy and practice, both nationally and internationally.
Steve holds a number of regional and national positions, further details of which can be found here.
Steve became Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Gloucestershire in 2012 and was awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year’s Honours list 2017, for services to Higher Education.