After completing a degree in Agricultural Food and Marketing, and several years in account management for a company marketing flowers to the major supermarkets, Stuart returned to the family business in 1996. Today, as Managing Director, he oversees a highly specialised leaf salad business supplying into the food manufacturing sector. The business farms in Lincolnshire, Suffolk and Essex growing 700ha of salad crops with a significant requirement for seasonal labour.

He brings significant experience in managing a leading horticultural business to the Board and understanding of the sector which provides placements for Concordia participants. Married with 2 children he enjoys tennis, cycling, golf and rugby.

Appointed November 2014