Steve McCabe is an economist, business expert, lecturer and active researcher at Birmingham City University’s Business School. He closely follows and actively comments on government policy. Considered a “thought-leader” on government issues, McCabe was invited as a consultant to submit his ideas and recommendations to the Heseltine review panel in October 2012. He was recently invited to attend George Osborne’s private launch of the United Kingdom’s largest Enterprise Zone in Birmingham. McCabe is often called upon by the media for his expert comment.