Steve Little joined Certas Energy as Finance Director in March 2017. As well as being responsible for all financial aspects in the running of the business he will be partnering with his functional peers to help identify and deliver improvements which add value to our customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders.
Steve brings a wealth of experience in working in fast paced business environments and delivering results via effective cross functional collaboration. He focuses on creating and developing high performance teams, which in turn support the organisation’s ability to generate positive financial results within a well-controlled environment.
Previously, Steve spent 8 years at Houghton International, a speciality Chemical company head quartered in Philadelphia which is focused on Metal Working Fluids. At Houghton Steve was the Finance Director (Europe, Middle East and Africa) as well as the Regional Director (Poland and South Africa).
Prior to joining Houghton, Steve spent 7 years with General Electric and 5 years with Arthur Andersen with whom he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Manchester. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from Leeds University and is a FCA.
With three young children to entertain him Steve doesn’t have much spare time but when he does he likes to try and keep fit by running and biking slowly! He also likes to follow the trials and tribulations of his hometown football club the mighty Carlisle United.