A Quantity Surveyor by profession, Stuart is a senior Partner in international construction consultancy Gleeds (75 offices in 22 countries) He has led the four-fold growth of the Nottingham operation which is now Gleeds largest office worldwide
He spearheaded Gleeds successful expansion into India in 2008 with further offices opening in Asia, in Sri Lanka and The Maldives. (Wonderful opportunities for work life balance!)
The India connection has led to an involvement in Nottingham City Council’s marketing drive to develop the city’s global profile in India, driving inward investment and jobs growth in the city.
Stuart is currently leading on the development of pioneering new digital services within Gleeds, overseeing the launch of new on line platforms to improve building management standards and encouraging improved collaboration in the construction industry.
As chair of Gleeds HR Board, Stuart strongly believes in developing talent. Gleeds is one of the few construction companies recognised as a Gold (Champion) Investor in People.
Stuart was recently invited to become a Board member of the Department of International Trade’s strategic advisory panel overseeing the UK export programmes.
Lifetime achievement award of the Cycling Proficiency Test.
Favourite Animal: Our goldfish
Favourite Colour: Green
Favourite Film: Senna