Stuart is the current interim CEO of GAV and has worked with the charity as a facilitator for two years. Stuart is an established senior manager with over 30 years comprehensive policing experience. He has previously held senior positions in the MPS and has led staff in multi-disciplinary team environments. He has expertise in strategic planning, partnership and people/team development. He has advised colleagues and partners on various subjects and community safety issues throughout the world. Stuart has a strong reputation for being open and honest with a proven track record of delivering results.

Stuart has a reputation as having the ability to work collaboratively and has built strong relationships with a number of London boroughs negotiating and agreeing delivery of the GAV curriculum. GAV has now been delivered to over 100,000 young people in excess of 500 schools. Stuart has been influential in a review of the charity and has coordinated and targeted effective investment of partnership funds. He currently leads on delivery expansion into the Home Counties and has increased engagement with partners.