Steph graduated from the University of Leicester in 1996, with a BA Economics degree. A member of the University's Alumni Association Committee since 2013, she was appointed Chair of the Committee in September 2017 and therefore sits on Council as the representative of the Alumni Association.
Steph is now a freelance business consultant, with a background originally in chartered accountancy with KPMG LLP in the Midlands. She works with firms and not-for-profit organisations, largely in strategic and business development roles and projects. She is also a Trustee of the arts, health and well-being charity Big Difference Company, the organisation behind Leicester Comedy Festival.
Steph is married to fellow graduate, Richard Osborn (Law, 1994), living in Leicestershire with their two children.