Stephen Butcher is Chief Executive of Eduserv, a not-for-profit group dedicated to increasing the efficiency of public-good organisations through the appropriate use of IT.
Before joining Eduserv Stephen had over 20 years’ management experience of educational services in both the commercial and public sectors, and of developing businesses within US and UK groups. After graduating from Oxford University he worked in educational and reference publishing and in 1992 became managing director of the academic division of Cassell plc. In 1998 he was appointed marketing director for Edexcel’s Ł70m school and college business, where he led a significant growth in their market share, before joining Eduserv as chief executive in 2002. Eduserv has grown rapidly over the past decade and now provides critical IT services to central government and to the Third Sector as well as to universities and colleges.