Steve Hopkinson is the Commercial Director for Abbvie, a large US-based pharmaceutical company. He previously held a number of senior UK and international commercial roles at two European-based pharmaceutical organisations, Otsuka and Lundbeck.
Steve was raised in Blackburn, Lancashire, went to Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School and was awarded a BSc (Hons) in Biology and Sports Science from Chester University in 1999.
Steve was appointed a parent governor in September 2013. He was the chair of the Teaching and Learning committee in 2014/15 and become Vice Chair of Governors in September 2015. He sits on the Steering Committee and Resources Committee. Steve is the link governor responsible for Pupil Premium. He has two children, one of whom attends Bridgewater with a second to follow in the future.