Partner & Senior Consultant
Stuart is an energetic business leader and entrepreneur qualified in aeronautical engineering with career experience spanning marketing, sales, strategy and overall business leadership in the aerospace, defence, space and medical technology sectors. He has career experience in both blue chip global and small venture backed business with a focus on developing and communicating corporate strategy, financing and fundraising, M&A transacting, identifying and building business partnerships and garnering disparate corporate and technical specialties into coordinated delivery. With wide ranging international experience including 7 years spent in South Africa and travelling globally he is a strategist, team builder and leader able to knit together the efforts of all aspects of a business enterprise across continents and worldwide markets.
His technical and commercial backgrounds allow the combination of academic, scientific, engineering, IPR, quality, sales, marketing and finance elements effectively into coordinated delivery. His high-level customer facing experience includes high level governmental and political interfaces as well and senior professional, industrial and financing relationships. He offers an appreciation of the mechanics of large and multinational organisations and governmental bodies and regulators. With specific career experience in the aerospace and medical device industries, these skills allow ready application in most scientific or technical sectors.
Stuart is also a specialist business planner, bid writer and analyst capable of producing the structured documentation required to articulate and present strategic industrial or political offerings and propositions. He is also an experienced presenter in both formal and informal settings able to interface and present at the highest levels. He also has specific career experience in media and PR management including being a public media spokesperson.