With more than 20 years’ experience in the fleet sector, Stuart’s extensive knowledge of the industry comes from roles across contract hire, disposal and related fleet services. His experience includes working with organisations such as Nissan Finance and Lombard.
In 2000, Stuart joined The Automobile Association and was promoted to the role of head of fleet services, where he is responsible for managing all aspects of The AA’s fleet and SME clients. This includes some of the UK’s largest fleets and most diverse business users. In this role, Stuart delivers bespoke contracts and manages a team of more than 35 dedicated account managers, call handlers and sales personnel.
After starting his sales career in the printing industry with Cannon and Gestetner, Stuart moved to Lombard in 1995. After three years in contract hire, Stuart joined Nissan Finance in an end-to-end contract role. From his experience at both Lombard and Nissan, Stuart brings to his role at The AA a balanced view of the needs of lease and manufacturing organisations.
A graduate from The University of Salford, Stuart holds a degree in Aeronautical engineering.