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Steve Norris

Chairman of Virtus Data Centres & DCA President
Steves experience gained as a Member of Parliament for over 14 years and serving as Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Departments of Environment Trade and Industry and the Home Office will be immensely important in moving the dynamic data centre industry further towards maturity and ensure it is represented effectively at National European and Global levels. Steven was able to oversee the adoption of European Union led standards for the motor industry during his time as Minister for Transport from 1992-1996 which helped revitalise European car manufacturing paving the way for the world class technical innovation and excellence we see today.

Steve has gained first-hand experience of the data centre industry through the construction and operation of critical facilities in his current role as Chairman of Virtus Data Centres. On his appointment as president Steven Norris commented Im honoured to be appointed President and Im looking forward to helping take the data centre industry forward. The DCA has already achieved a great deal in a short time but we can all see that this industry is expanding exponentially and the opportunities and threats are legion.