Stephen King (RNIB) Has Begun His Term as President of the DAISY Consortium

Stephen King is the new President of the DAISY Consortium. He started his four year term on January 1st, 2012.

Stephen leads one of RNIB's three strategic priorities: preventing people from losing their sight unnecessarily. Stephen also heads RNIB's work with global business, government and non-governmental organisations (NGO's). Since joining RNIB in 1990, Stephen has been instrumental in helping RNIB to establish their reputation as a world leader in supporting blind and partially sighted people. He has played an important role in developing RNIB's customer service, products, publications and library, and their work of improving access to TV, ICT and books, magazines and newspapers.

Stephen King was one of the six founding members of the DAISY Consortium in 1996. He has demonstrated an exceptional, ongoing commitment to the DAISY Consortium. Stephen holds an MBA from the Scottish Business School at Glasgow University and is also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Stephen's story will be published in the January 2012 issue of the DAISY Planet newsletter.