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Steve Yendell

Chief Operating Officer

  • Based in London, Steve is the Group Chief Operating Officer for Phaidon International. He has previously held the role of Managing Director for Phaidon’s EMEA and UK businesses. With more than 14 years of tenure within the organisation, Steve has a wealth of experience covering both sales and non-sales functions, and is accountable for driving productivity and efficiency across the Group.

    After completing a BSc in Economics, Steve transitioned directly into a front-line sales and business development role within a global software solutions provider. After 3 years of successful progression, Steve joined Phaidon to help influence the growth and direction of a proven model, and as a member of the senior leadership team has driven the Group’s growth across all brands and locations.

    ​Steve has a BSc in Economics and has also completed vocational development from The London School of Economics. Steve lives in the UK with his wife, 2 children (and 2 dogs), and is enthusiastic about all things sports related, demonstrating his patience and tenacity as a golfer and lifelong supporter of Liverpool FC.

    “As an individual I have always been inspired by the principals of opportunity, choice and meritocracy, and it motivates me every day to be able to deliver these same principles to our clients, candidates and colleagues."