Stuart joined EIC, the Energy Industries Council, as CEO is 2016. He recently founded UKESC, the UK Energy Supply Chain taskforce, which he co-chairs with the UK Export Minister Graham Stuart MP and the UK Energy Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP.
UKESC aims to amplify the voice of the entire UK energy supply chain to support policy development, to increase the pace and scale of investing, seeding and rooting of the UK energy supply chain in the context of energy transition, and to step change internationalisation and exporting success.
Prior to joining EIC in 2016, Stuart enjoyed a successful 25-year career leading global O&M and engineering businesses in oil & gas, power, renewables and defence with Rolls-Royce, Wood, REpower and Hoerbiger.
He is architect of the Energy Exports Conference which brings 20 inward delegations to the UK each year with $500bn of project opportunities, and he is author of the renowned Survive & Thrive annual report which highlights successful growth strategies in challenging markets.
Stuart has various non-executive director roles and in 2019 was invited to become a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
The EIC is the UK’s largest energy supply chain trade association, a not-for-profit with 750 member companies, across oil & gas, power, nuclear, renewable and new energy transition markets that, for 78 years, has advised governments and boardrooms, and helped companies to grow at home and around the world. The EIC team’s real passion is helping companies to export, diversify, and grow – and their members benefit from EIC’s unique suite of products and services – namely, energy market CAPEX, OPEX & supply chain capability databases, 250 events p.a., industry & government networks, international launchpad