Steve Ruddy, Chair of the Board
Steve was appointed CTSI Chair of the Board in December 2021.
He started his Trading Standards career as a trainee in Leicestershire, before moving to Croydon, becoming first a food law specialist, and then Investigations Team Manager, and then Head of Service. Steve is currently leads the Buckinghamshire and Surrey shared Trading Standards service which he helped create in 2015. Steve is a Director and Chair of one of Surrey’s local authority trading companies, Hendeca Group Ltd, a Director of TSSEL Ltd, and Chair of the Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers (ACTSO) whom he has represented on CTSI Council.