Stephen McCready


Steve is a civil servant, working for the Government Digital Service (GDS), a directorate of the Cabinet Office. His role at GDS is to help other government departments to develop their digital and technology  strategies, and to ensure that investments in this space are in line with wider government strategy and standards.

He has worked in the technology arena for the majority of his career, having previously worked at Newcastle University within the Computing and Library Services, and at IBM where he held a number of senior roles throughout the UK.

Apart from Steve’s professional interactions with the education system, he is married to a teacher and has a daughter in the primary school system in Northumberland.

Steve is committed to the Trust’s aims of improving the opportunities and life-chances of children and young people in the North East of England.