Steven took charge of EC3 in January 2016, following a 30-year career with the police. He is responsible for the central collation of criminal intelligence on cybercrime across the EU, supporting member state investigations into exploitation, cyberattacks on payment systems and attacks that impact critical infrastructure and information systems. Steven is also responsible for the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (JCAT), a team of specialist cyber investigators seconded to EC3 from multiple countries, to provide digital and document forensic support in complex cases across the EU; strategic analysis of threats and trends; and liaison with industry, academia and non-law enforcement partners.