As Director of Strategy at Avondale, Stewart applies the skills he has learnt as a Chairman, CEO, and investor to help MD’s be strategic by being commercially objective, to consistently make the right decisions, accelerate profitable growth, and continually outperform the competition.
One of his passions is entrepreneurial business. He has always enjoyed helping MD’s solve business challenges and gain significant success both personally and commercially. His specific areas of expertise are being an effective MD, buying and selling companies, raising finance, and strategy.
Stewart has had a very successful and broad commercial background having held P&L responsibilities in both manufacturing and services industries in the UK and Internationally. His last corporate role was as Global Strategy Director at Duracell, where he completed his first acquisition. He then moved into Venture Capital where he bought, sold, and invested in companies for several years before setting up two businesses that he grew through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions with his own money at risk before selling them.
Stewart is married with four children and two dogs, he likes to spend his spare time having fun with friends and enjoying in no particular order; Scuba diving, fly fishing, shooting, rugby, golf, fine wines, reading/podcasts, and travelling where tourists don’t go.
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