Stuart completed his Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with a double major in Accounting and Marketing) at Macquarie University. He started working full time with Harveys Chartered Accountants on leaving school in 1995, while studying part-time up until completion of his degree. Stuart then moved to London where he worked for Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup) in corporate stockbroking and Lloyds TSB in aircraft leasing and management accounting. Upon returning to Australia, he joined Bell Partners in February 2004. He took on various roles in the firm, starting in business services with no staff and growing his portfolio and team to 9 staff supporting a large diverse client base.
From 2011, Stuart has been an Executive Director providing business strategy, structuring and tax advisory services to clients across a myriad of sectors, including Real Estate; Hospitality; Print Media and Property. He also has experience in Corporate Advisory, working closely with CEOs and boards. Stuart’s client base includes individuals through to large corporates.