Board Member; Member, Finance And Risk Committee
Stuart has over 30 years’ experience in strategy, reputation management, media and communications. A former journalist, he has worked extensively as a strategy, communications and PR/media professional for large government agencies and commercial organisations, mainly in the financial services sector, and as a consultant across a range of sectors.
Partnering with CEOs and business leaders, he helps lift company and brand profiles, builds and protects corporate and leader reputation, enhances customer and consumer awareness, and lifts perceived increase in the value of products and services and helping to achieve organisational strategy.
Stuart is working as a communications consultant, after nearly three years as Executive Manager, Public Affairs and Communications at Commonwealth Bank, and previously leading the corporate affairs function of Australia’s largest life insurance company, TAL Life, and as Head of Public Affairs at APRA, Australia’s paramount financial services regulator.