• Delivering training & support services to reduce risk.
  • Ensuring business continuity and keeping people and property safe.

Steve Ruddy

The Hendeca Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Surrey County Council.

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Steve is the Head of Service for Buckinghamshire and Surrey Trading Standards, one of the most successful and high-profile services in the country, regularly recognised by Government and others for its work protecting people and communities and supporting business. The service also hosts the National Scams Team and is the legal enforcement backstop supporting the work of the Advertising Standards Authority to ensure honest in advertising.

In addition to his role as a Director of Hendeca, Steve is also the Vice Chair of the Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers (ACTSO), a Director of  ACTSO Ltd and of Trading Standards South East Ltd (TSSEL), representing Trading Standards  services regionally and nationally. 

Steve is a highly experienced leader with a track record of service transformation, building successful partnerships, and delivering new approaches to public protection and business regulation. 


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