Steven is the Chief Executive at Warrington Borough Council, a role he has performed since 2012. He was also the Council Chief Executive from 1997 to 2003. Professor Broomhead holds the Chair of Entrepreneurial Education at Liverpool Hope University. From 2003 to 2011 he was Chief Executive of the North West Development Agency with a budget of £1 billion per year and was responsible for the economic development and regeneration of the North West. He is Chairman of Warrington & Co – economic investment organisation for Warrington and Chairman of Wire Regeneration – developing a specific part of the town. Steven is the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Warrington Wolves Rugby Super League Football Club.