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Steve Dalton OBE

Steve Dalton OBE


An inspirational and visionary Senior Executive & Transformation Leader, with a unique skill set of operational, supply chain & change management skills, developed turning around and growing business in crisis. Equally professional in the Board Room as a qualified Chartered Director through the Institute of Directors and a knowledgeable business expert across a wide range of disciplines.

Awarded:   OBE in 2010 by HM Queen Elizabeth for services to industry in Wales.

  • 2019 Honorary Fellow Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • 2014 Companion Chartered Management Institute
  • 2012 Honorary Fellow Bridgend College
  • 2012 Honorary Fellow University of South Wales

Strong and credible communication and influencing skills, working effectively with stakeholders, strategic partners, vendors, industry regulators, PR/media connections and Government.

A 40-year career spent entirely working for Sony at the Sony UK Technology Centre in South Wales. 17 years as the Managing Director of the diverse business portfolio. Responsible for the P/L of complete manufacturing and distribution of Sony live broadcast and professional camera systems for global markets, after sales service repair for both consumer and professional Sony products across the UK and Europe, developed a 3rd party manufacturing contract portfolio of non competing businesses from start up to £100m+ turnover and an on-site facility for housing circa 30 start-up companies.

Served on several boards as an independent executive in both industry, education and sport sectors.

Currently Partner/owner of Sunrise Leaders LLP a business advisory service.

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