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Stephen Bennett – Chairman

Stephen Bennett

Stephen Bennett holds a B.Eng (hons) degree in Electronic Computer Systems from the University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK, and has worked as a software developer and IT consultant since graduating in 1991. He currently runs his own company providing software and IT services to other businesses. Stephen first became associated with Purley Overseas Trust in 2010 when he was asked to create a new website for the charity, and in 2013 joined as a committee member.  At the end of 2014, Richard Strange, co-founder and chairman of POST, announced that he would be stepping down, and Stephen agreed to take over the role of chairman.

Stephen’s other interests include all aspects of science, technology and engineering, as well as Japanese language and culture. He lives with his partner, and has one daughter.