External Member of the Audit & Risk Committee
Stuart was appointed by the Governing Body on the 16 October 2017, as an External Member of the Audit & Risk Committee.
Stuart is a Chartered Accountant and an Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Accounting & Taxation at the University of Durham.
Since professional qualification in 2002, Stuart has taught across further, higher and professional education on a range of programmes in accounting, finance and taxation.
Stuart holds a number of independent non-executive roles on the Audit, Remuneration and Standards Committees of several large organisations, and this has helped Stuart to embed employability skills and practice-based learning into his teaching.
Stuart is also an examiner and marker for several professional accounting, business and banking bodies.