Stuart joined Cinven in 1996 and became Managing Partner in 2015. He is responsible for the execution of the firm's strategy and the day-to-day management of the firm. He has been involved in a number of transactions, including Amadeus, CPA Global, Fitness First, Foseco, Labco, Medpace, Phadia, Sebia and Synlab. Before joining Cinven, Stuart worked at the Royal Bank of Scotland in its Leveraged Finance Group and before that at Ernst & Young in Boston and London. He has a BAcc in Accountancy from Glasgow University..