Stuart is an award-winning communicator who has worked within the industry for 24 years, including in the Strategic Communications Unit at No 10 Downing Street, and specialises in digital and social media and engagement. Based in the Midlands, Stuart has delivered strategies and campaigns from Think! to Change4Life and Apprenticeships nationally, and run national and international media events for the Royal Family and government ministers, including the Prime Minister. He has also worked within the NHS as Head of Communications, Marketing and Engagement, delivering internal, external, digital, fundraising and stakeholder strategies.
In his current capacity he has worked with a range of clients from UK Trade & Investment, working with businesses to promote export, to the Home Office, partnering with local government and the police on community safety, to the Department of Communities and Local Government, focussing on development and house building.
He was named Independent Practitioner of the Year 2016 for the Midlands by the CIPR and won a Gold CIPR Pride Awards public engagement and youth engagement campaign, as well as being highly commended by PR Week for crisis management.