Stuart is a Consultant with an academic background in environmental science and environmental economics. He enjoys delivering projects that that cut across professional disciplines, from UK and European environmental policy issues, to company environmental strategy and technical on-site practicalities. He joined Resource Futures from the Travel Foundation, where he was responsible for managing the charity’s portfolio of proof-of-concept resource efficiency projects with hotels in overseas tourist destinations and developing industry sustainability guidance. Prior to that he was a consultant at a large consultancy firm, working on environmental policy research with regulators as well as helping large to small companies to comply with environmental legislation and improve their resource efficiency.
Stuart has over 16 years’ experience gained in a wide range of environmental projects and across an extensive range of economic sectors, working with and for large and small private organisations, NGOs and government. For example, he has worked extensively with hotels to help them reduce their water energy and waste footprints and with regulators to help produce guidance for operators to comply with new environmental legislation as well as auditing company operations and plans against environmental best practice. His research projects, auditing and practical guidance development have covered the themes of: