Operations Director Steve Dering poses for a photo, smiling, arms folded.

Steve Dering

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Profoundly deaf since birth, Steve was initially based in Dubai, establishing Direct Access’ operations in the Middle East.

He worked on Expo 2020 Dubai for nearly four years, including two years as a secondment working on the curation and programming. Steve now leads on Direct Access’ business development programmes engaging with and developing bespoke consultancy programmes for clients in different countries. He has been the Access Consultant for several museums and hotels. He was the team lead working with rail operator TransPennine and on infrastructure projects in France. Steve was also the lead Consultant working on Heritage Lottery funded programmes for Sherbourne Valley, Coventry.

He is registered with the International Association of Accessibility Professionals as an Built Environment (Advanced) specialist and is in the process of obtaining his doctorate.

Steve Dering
The Direct Access logo.

United Kingdom
Suite GB,
Pepper House,
Market Street,
CW5 5DQ.

77 Camden Street Lower,
D02 XE80.


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