Master of the Stationers’ Company 2017 - 2018
Nick Steidl left school at seventeen and went straight into the family paper business - the third generation. He worked on the agency side, H.H. Pegg Limited, helping to build up sales and increasing all service aspects of the company. In 1980 on the death of his father, he became Chairman of the Group. He was President of the Paper Agents Association in 1988 and President of the Paper Industry Charitable Trust in 2003. In 2013, he was awarded the Paper Industry Gold Medal.
Nick became a Liveryman of the Stationers’ Company in 1990 and joined the Court in 2008. He led the Company’s Future of Paper and Print research project, published in 2009. He served for a number of years as a Trustee of the Stationers’ Foundation and was Chairman from 2011 to 2013.
Nick is a keen photographer and a few years ago had a joint exhibition in Soho; he has twice been short-listed for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. He has a powerboat coastal licence and enjoys tennis, golf, food and wine, travelling and cars.
Nick is married to Louise and they have three daughters: Holly, Alice and Tessa.