Stuart has extensive experience working at Board and Executive Committee level as CEO, COO, NED, Board Advisor, Chief Restructuring Officer, Executive Chairman and FD. Driven by integrity and values, commercially astute, with proven experience spanning multiple sectors and business types at pivotal points in their life-cycle.
With a finance background and sound, analytical decision making, Stuart has developed a reputation for identifying value creation opportunities and supporting boards and management teams to address their challenges and promote sustainable change. Stuart enjoys the challenge of finding ways to deliver beyond expectations and creating an environment in which positive challenge can be allowed to flourish and innovative solutions identified.
Stuart’s most recent position was as COO of a privately owned, technology led, education recruitment business, previously he was Group CEO of a leading privately owned hospitality business with a royal warrant. He exited following a successful merger and value realisation for the owners. Prior to this his experienced included: – interim CEO of a charity, five years at partner level with KPMG, CEO of two plcs through significant turnarounds and exit.
Outside of work Stuart enjoys spending time in Cornwall and on the golf course trying to improve his golf handicap.