Conference speaker announcement: Steve Mills (DPD)

We are delighted to announce that Steve Mills, Director of IT for DPD UK, will be speaking at the BASE conference in Brighton on 9-10 November.

Originally, Steve joined the company in 1992 as an Analyst/Programmer, he has performed a number of roles within IT becoming Director of IT at 38.  Originally a ‘brummie’ he now lives in Stourbridge (West Midlands) and has enjoyed a successful career, exceeding everyone's expectations from those who knew him when he left school at 16.  There is hope for everyone!

Steve’s core responsibility is the Management and Strategic direction of all IT Services.  He is part of the UK Senior Management Team reporting to the CEO and the DPDgroup IT Committee. In 2018 he became the company’s Ambassador for Inclusion, specifically for people with SEND.  He founded the highly thought of DPD ‘Inspire’ programme and has helped DPD to become a Disability Confident Employer and member of the Valuable 500. 

DPD Inspire connects schools, colleges, charities and SEND based organisations.  Its principal objective is to offer those with SEND opportunities through Work Experience, Internship and Apprenticeships through to substantive employment. It’s also about putting DPD at the centre of the community to support those institutions in a variety of different ways. Steve’s ambition is to help other companies develop similar programmes.