Many years of management experience in different business areas make us your expert contact partner in all corporate issues.
Steve Higgins – Founder & CEO, SJH International
Steve Higgins is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for building international businesses that deliver enduring shareholder value. He is an energetic, internationally recognized Middle East expert, with an entrepreneurial style and demonstrably successful track record. Steve has operated globally for most of his career and has an extensive international network of high level contacts.
Having successfully setup and managed international businesses for most of his career Steve founded SJH International to help accelerate the growth of businesses in the Middle East.
Steve held senior technical positions at ICL and Philips before becoming a director in a management buy-out of GPT’s Data Systems Division. Under Steve’s leadership, revenue in the new company grew by 700% and staff increased from 35 to over 240. Steve subsequently became CEO of Ascom IT Ltd, and is the former CEO of Purple Patch an international technology business based in UK and Dubai. Steve is also a frequent speaker at international conferences. He was a founding member of Oxford University Next Generation Mobile Applications Panel and an advisor to the EU on wireless and mobility and a member of the influential EU eMobility Committee. An active investor, Steve was an Associate Partner with Blackhawk Partners, a New York based technology venture capital firm and a General Partner with Pivot Capital. Steve is currently a Director of Donn Sheldon a UK Accountancy firm where he is responsible for Strategy, Corporate Finance and Investment.
Steve is also Chairman, Director or Non-Exec Director of several other companies.
Areas of expertise
* Corporate planning and investment
* International Market Entry Strategy
* Business Development