With more than 40 years of experience at CERN, and having worked on the major colliders there, Steve Myers is certainly no stranger to CERN's accelerators. Belfast born Steve is a graduate of Queen's University Belfast. In September 2008, Steve Myers was appointed by the CERN Council as Director of Accelerators and Technology, responsible for all present and future accelerators at CERN and all engineering technology.
Steve Myers is the head of CERN’s Office of Medical Applications. He steered the operation of the Large Hadron Collider from 2010 to 2012. By July 2012, the collider had produced enough events to allow ATLAS and CMS experiments to discover the Higgs boson.