Strategic Leadership

Stuart is the non-Exec Chairman of the London Youth Choir. Only five years old, the organisation has rapidly grown from a start-up to a flagship youth project for the capital. Championing both excellence and diversity, it  brings together over 200 young singers aged 7-21 from across London in a pyramid of five choirs, and helps thousands more each year in educational projects across London. Stuart has recruited a high-calibre board and Executive Director, and overseen extensive organisational change and fundraising expansion.

He was President (Exec Chair) of the British Voice Association 2009-2010, which brought together the country’s leading singing teachers, voice researchers and medics to champion the latest voice research.

He founded Roar of the Crowd Ltd: designing corporate singing workshops for  blue-chip clients from McKinsey, BT, EE, EY, LOCOG and Interserve. He recruited a led a team of facilitators to deliver workshops for over 10,000 participants over 5 years.

He has produced or curated many musical events, from albums through to St George’s Day concerts in Trafalgar Square.

Stuart has a passion for bringing together leading stakeholders in the Creative Industries. At Judge Business School, he recently chaired a round table with the Digital Minister, Matt Hancock; and interviewed the CEO of IMDb, Col Needham.